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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 86r

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Six decorated initials of Psalter of Jerome, D enclosing hybrid animal, E enclosing two animal heads, A enclosing animal head, I, I, and E.
Upper and lower margins decorated with horizontal bars.
Margin, upper, illustrated with two psalteries.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid woman with one animal leg, wearing snood with fillet, with rake playing psaltery, and by rabbit running.
Margin, right, inhabited half figure of man plucking psaltery with two sticks (?).
Line endings decorated.

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