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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 166r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: winged man wearing cap, holding bellows as though playing stringed instrument, plectrum in his right hand (Scene, Burlesque: playing Musical Instrument); hybrid man wearing cap with animal ears, face on abdomen, carrying trumpet marine.
Head or mask terminating rectilinear bar.
Text is from prayer to the Virgin Mary.

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