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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 117r

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Line ending: nude man, in jaws of fantastic animal, armed with sword and shield (buckler).
Line ending: two escutcheons, one azure, a dragon argent, and the other azure, a leaf argent.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: hybrid animal with long ears and bird's head.
Line ending: archer, in jaws of fantastic animal, drawing bow at bare hindquarters of partly nude man holding his garment up (Scene, Obscaena).
Line ending: man with scabbbard at waist, wielding sword, pursued by rabbit.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 105:20-30 (Vulg., 104:20-30).

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