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Vie de Sainte Marguerite
Northern France, between 1460 and 1499
MS B.22 fol. 16v

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Margaret of Antioch: Scene, Martyrdom -- Beneath rays, male executioner, wearing hat and scabbard tied at waist, raises sword with hands behind Margaret of Antioch, nimbed, kneeling, with joined hands raised. Two men, wearing hats, look on and gesture.
Scene in lanscape with trees and city in background.
Miniature within architectural frame of two columns.
Left margin decorated with foliate and floreate decoration, including roses and daisies.

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