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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 147v

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Initial D enclosing head of man wearing hood.
Initial D enclosing head of woman, veiled.
Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: hybrid man, with face on hindquarters, wearing hat and flowing cape, raising left hand, playing shawm (?) held with right hand; hybrid man with animal ears.

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