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Book of Hours
Northern France or Flanders, ca. 1460
MS M.194 fol. 161v

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Ferreolus of Limoges, nimbed, wearing bishop's miter and vestments, holds crozier in left hand and raises right hand in blessing man, kneeling with manacles around one of joined hands. Figures in vaulted room with window, and open portal.
Margins decorated with border of floral and foliate ornament inhabited by two butterflies and hybrid animal, with animal head and torso and bird's body, holding rod in left hand.

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