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France, Mont-Saint-Michel, ca. 1060
MS M.641 fol. 80v

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Pentecost -- Within architectural setting, Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, with hands raised, sit, accompanied by twelve seated apostles, including eight nimbed, Peter tonsured, with book in left hand, and right hand raised. Two hold books and two raise hands. Twelve red rays descend to their lips from beak of dove of Holy Ghost in medallion at top of frame decorated with foliate ornament.
Illustration following Mass for Pentecost Sunday and facing Collect of Mass for Monday in Pentecost Week.

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