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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 8r

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Decorated initial U of Luke 1:74, Canticle of Zacharias, Ut sine timore de manu inimicorum, enclosing veiled head of woman.
Decorated initial P of Luke 1:78, Canticle of Zacharias, Per uiscera misericordie dei, enclosing veiled head of woman.
Canticle of Zacharias in Lauds of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Upper and lower margins decorated with rectilinear bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by two hybrid men, one wearing fillet, with two animal legs.
Margin, lower, inhabited by two birds, and hybrid bird.
Margin, right, inhabited by bird.
Line endings decorated.

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