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England, possibly York, 1316-1331
MS G.50 fol. 161r

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Virgin Mary: borne to Burial -- Ten apostles carry draped bier on poles in procession on grass to right. The Prince of Priests, twice represented, clings and again hangs to the bier.
Scene with gold punched background, beneath multilobed arch with foliate spandrels, all within decorated frame with foliate terminals at corners.

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