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France, Rennes, between 1420 and 1430
MS M.164 fol. 35r

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies -- Two tonsured priests stand at lectern with open book with pseudo-inscription, before draped, cross-inscribed bier. Beside the bier are two lit candles on candlesticks and three hooded mourners.
Margins with diapered baguette with flowers at corners and border of ivy-rinceaux ornament.

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