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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1485-1490
MS M.231 fol. 187v

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Before cloth of honor, Virgin Mary, nimbed, holding object in raised right hand, is seated supporting with left hand, nude Christ Child, crossed nimbus, seated on her lap. At right stand two angels, one playing lute and the other holding trumpet.
Scene in room with windows, within arched frame of two trilobed arches decorated with architectural ornament.
Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament inhabited by two (?) cats or cat and rabbit.

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