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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 176v

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Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of winged soldier emerging from foliage, wearing hat and armor, holding spear with right hand, and shield with animal face with left hand; nude youth emerging from foliage, right handon breast, extending left hand, looking up.
Text is from prayer to the Virgin.

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