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Book of Hours
Northern France or Flanders, ca. 1460
MS M.194 fol. 133r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Flying angel places crown on head of Virgin Mary, decorated nimbus, wearing fillet, kneeling before God, decorated nimbus, wearing papal tiara and cope, seated on bench, draped with embroidered cloth. He raises right hand in blessing and holds globe in lap with left hand.
Margins decorated with border of floral and foliate ornament inhabited by three angels, as half-figures, playing harp, drum, and pipe.

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