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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 199v

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Initial T enclosing half-figure of Elizabeth of Hungary, nimbed and veiled, reading open book held with right hand.
Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: nude male youth emerging from foliage, raising chicken leg and foot with right hand, holding shield with left; half-figure of wildman, emerging from flower holding club with both hands.

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