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France, perhaps Verdun and Paris, ca. 1375
MS M.90 fol. 224v

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Miniature divided into eight compartments, each depicting an instrument of the Passion:
1) Three nails.
2) Cup.
3) Crown of thorns.
4) Money bag.
5) Sponge on staff and spear.
6) Cross flanked by two swords.
7) Pincers and hammer.
Below inscriptions, CORO(NA), MARTELLUS, AU(RUM?) identify three instruments of the Passion.
8) Two clubs and two switches.

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