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France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 136r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man, wearing cap, raising right hand, holding shepherd's crook with left hand, wearing sling, with head of fantastic animal emerging from front of sling and human hand in gesture of blessing emerging from back of sling; half-figure of winged man with animal ears and three faces, holding arrow, emerging from foliage.
Text is from Litany.

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