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Medieval & Renaissance Manuscripts

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France, Paris, between 1230 and 1239
MS M.92 fol. 75r

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies -- Shrouded body lies in sarcophagus, before nine tonsured clerics. Two hold processional crosses, one holds situla, and another holds (reads) open book supported by acolyte.
Scene with gold background, within initial T decorated with foliage.
Line endings of abstract penwork.

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