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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 101v

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Initial D of Prayer to Christ, Domine ihesu christe qui in cruce suspensus et cluis confixus, enclosing bust of man.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, left, inhabited by bird.
Margin, lower, inhabited by rabbit, seated.
Margin, right, inhabited by butterfly.

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