225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 162v
Christ: Nativity -- Virgin Mary, nimbed, veiled, reclining on mattress, looks down toward Christ Child, crossed nimbus, in swaddling clothes, in manger, flanked by ox and ass; Joseph the Carpenter, nimbed, wearing hat, sits behind the mattress.
Scene on green background decorated with gold within decorated initial D.
Lower margin (bas-de-page):
Along foliate bar, rabbit enters burrow, dog transfers wool from spindle to hand-loom, and boar spins wool from distaff to spindle.
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