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Northern France or Flanders, ca. 1460
MS M.194 fol. 159r

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Margaret of Antioch: Scene, emerging from Dragon -- Margaret of Antioch, rayed nimbus, raising hands, emerges from belly of dragon. In background is landscape with river, on which are boats, and castle.
Margins decorated with border of floral and foliate ornament inhabited by hybrid man, with snail's body, rings two bells and hybrid animal, with dog's head and bird's body.

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