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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 79v

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Five decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, T enclosing animal head, E enclosing hybrid animal, S, V, and R.
Margins decorated with rectilinear stems.
Margin, upper, inhabited by swan and rabbit seated on hind.
Margin, left, inhabited by lion on hind legs.
Margin, lower, inhabited by peacock (?) and dog.
Line endings decorated.

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