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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 158v

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Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: torso of man, holding scimitar with right hand, and small round shield (buckler) with left hand, mounted on back of hybrid man, wearing hat, with body of quadruped (Scene, Burlesque: Riding); half-figure of man wearing hat, gesturing with right hand, emerging from foliage.
Text is from prayer to the Virgin.

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