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France, Beauvais or Paris, 1275-1299
MS M.98 fol. 95v

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Psalm 098 (Vulg., 097):
Scene, Liturgical: Chanting -- Three tonsured clerics, wearing copes, chant before book on draped lectern; the foremost cleric holds the book.
Figures on blue background with white stars within decorated initial C with foliate extensions within decorated frame.
In left margin, hybrid animal with body of dragon forms part of foliate bar that extends up left margin, across upper margin, and down to bottom of right margin.
Line-endings with fantastic animal head and foliate ornament on gold background.

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