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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1500
MS M.189 fol. 56r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- God, rays as cross nimbus, wearing cross surmounted triple-crowned papal tiara, is seated on throne, raising right hand in blessing and holding globe with left hand. Virgin mary, nimbed and crowned, with joined hands, kneels before Him. Red angels are in background behind dado.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by butterfly.

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