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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 95v

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Initial D:
Psalm 082 (Vulg., 081).
Initial with ascender formed by fantastic animal with foliate tail intertwined with two animals.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, confronting hybrid man (hybrid couple).
Line ending: fish, and long-eared fantastic animal (viewed from top).
Line ending: rabbit pursued by dog.
Line ending: two fishes connected by knotted line.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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