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Book of Hours
Northern France or Flanders, ca. 1460
MS M.194 fol. 156v

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Catherine of Alexandria, decorated nimbus, crowned, kneels beside double spiked wheel, holding open, inscribed book in both hands, beside sword on ground. In background is landscape, inhabited by figures, with river, road, and castle.
Margins decorated with border of floral and foliate ornament inhabited by hybrid insect with animal head and grasshopper's body, supporting itself with crutches.

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