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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 68r

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Four initials, D of Psalm 54 (Vulg., 53), Deus in nomine tuo, enclosing crowned hybrid man with foliate tail, D enclosing head of veiled woman, Q enclosing hybrid animal, and E, in Sext of Long Hours of the Cross / Hours of the Passion.
Margins decorated with rectilinear and curvilinear foliate stems, and balls.
Margin, upper, inhabited by snail and bird.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid horse.
Line endings decorated.

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