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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 193r

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Initial P enclosing bust of Giles of Provence, nimbed, holding staff from which hangs scallop shell on cord.
Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: nude man holding shield with right hand and staff or spear with left hand; hybrid man, holding club or bone with left hand.

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