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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 142r

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Initial A:
Psalm 120 (Vulg., 119)
Initial A decorated with foliate ornament, and formed by dragon and fantastic animal, both with foliate tails, one inhabited by animal.
Initial L:
Psalm 121 (Vulg., 120)
Initial L formed by two dragons with foliate tails, one entwined with fantastic animal.
Line ending: animal.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, confronting hybrid man (hybrid couple).
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: long-eared fantastic animal.
Line ending: rabbit pursued by dog.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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