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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 148v

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Initial C enclosing head of man.
Initial D enclosing Trinity of God, crossed nimbus, wearing triple crowned papal tiara, right hand on open book, left hand gesturing toward cross, dove resting on arm of cross, the top of which rests on left shoulder of youthful Christ, beardless, crossed nimbus.
Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: boar; fantastic bird, wearing flowing cape around neck.

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