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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 17r

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Decorated initial N of Chapter, Non spiritum huius mundi accepimus sed spiritum qui ex deo est, enclosing bust of mitered bishop.
Five decorated initials, S and G, enclosing animal heads, E enclosing hybirdanimal, and S.
Margins with curvilinear foliate stems and balls.
Margin, left, inhabited by bird.
Margin, lower, inhabited by two birds, one possibly parrot.
Margin, right, inhabited by two hybrid women, one gesturing toward the other wearing snood.
Line endings decorated.

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