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Book of Hours
Belgium, Bruges, ca. 1475-1485
MS M.1077 fol. 140v

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Scene, Liturgical: Burial -- Priest, holding aspergil with right hand and grasping cope with left hand, and acolyte, holding processional cross with both hands, stand amid four (?) mourners, wearing hoods, watching gravedigger with shovel (spade).
Scene in area next to church with two birds flying overhead and a third perching on the church.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including rose.

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