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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 146v

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Initial E:
Psalm 133 (Vulg., 132).
Initial E decorated with foliate extension, and its initial surmounted by long-haired centauress (?) with bow and arrow shooting at nest of three birds.
Psalm 134 (Vulg., 133).
Initial E decorated with foliate ornament.
Initial L:
Psalm 135 (Vulg., 134).
Initial L decorated with foliate ornament, and formed partly by fantastic animal with foliate tail.
Line ending: mouse pursued by cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies.
Line ending: rabbit pursued by dog.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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