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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 173r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: man wearing hat, leaning with left hand on hand crutch, left leg, with bandaged stump, kneeling on patten; hybrid man or woman, wearing hood or wimpled veil, grasping tail (?) terminating with human head with horns, and with face on hindquarters.
Text is from prayer to the Virgin.

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