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Book of Hours
France, possibly Paris, late 15th century
MS M.2 fol. 181r

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Trinity: Mercy Seat -- God the Father, wearing triple-crowned tiara, seated on bench, holds tau cross to which Christ, cross-nimbed, is affixed. He wears short loin cloth and blood issues from wounds. Dove of Holy Ghost not shown.
Miniature and text framed by border decorated with foliate and floreate ornament and inhabited by bird.

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