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Prayer book
Italy, Milan, ca. 1430
MS M.944 fol. 83v

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Catherine of Alexandria -- Catherine, nimbed and crowned, holds palm in raised right hand, and wheel in left hand. She is flanked by two angels, one grasping the palm, the other touching her crown.
Background of miniature and margins decorated with pink pea blossoms. In upper margin, name S(AN)C(T)A KATERINA UIRGO.
Beginning of prayer on feastday of Catherine of Alexandria, November 25.

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