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Belgium, perhaps Bruges, ca. 1420
MS M.76 fol. 161v

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Two angels, rays as nimbus, stand facing each other, holding with both hands, cross surmounted monstrance between them.
Blue heads appear above arch inside frame of miniature.
Margins decorated with border of gold rinceaux inhabited by fantastic animals and fantastic bird. Gold geometric ornament at each corner of miniature.

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