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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 223r

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nitial C enclosing head of man, wearing hat, beginning Chapter 21 for Acts of the Apostles 21:01-06. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling floreate and foliate decoration, including strawberry, inhabited by man, wearing hat over hood, with left hand holding spiked object, and with right hand holding unidentified escutcheon (or a rampant lion sable langued gules) (right).

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