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

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Five initials, A, U enclosing rabbit, Q enclosing hybrid animal, G enclosing flower, and C enclosing bust of crowned king, at beginning of Chapter, Corpus meum dedi percucientibus, 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 tonsured hybrid cleric.
Margin, left, inhabited by two birds, one flying, and snail.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid animal with protruding tongue, hybrid snail with animal tail in its jaws, and nude man crawling on hands and feet.
Margin, right, inhabited by hybrid bird.
Line endings decorated.

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