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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 86v

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Initial N:
Psalm 076 (Vulg., 075).
Initial N decorated with foliate ornament.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, confronting hybrid man (hybrid couple).
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies and with protruding tongue.
Line ending: two fantastic animals biting their necks and their tails intertwined.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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