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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 80v

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Joseph: meeting Brethren in Dothan -- Possibly Joseph, sack over right shoulder, carrying pitcher with left hand, looks toward large group of brothers, seated, each (?) holding pedum, one indicating Joseph. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including bladder cherry, campanula, thistle, holly, strawberry, and daisy, and inhabited by two fantastic birds. Text is invitatory for Matins on 3rd Sunday in Lent.

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