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France, perhaps Metz, 1370-1380
MS M.88 fol. 189r

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Scene, Liturgical: Obsequies -- Tonsured cleric holds aspergil and situla while sprinkling draped coffin lit by two candles; two tonsured clerics chant from open book.
Scene against gold background in foliate initial D.
Upper margin:
Rabbit eating.
Right margin:
Lower margin (bas-de-page):
Rabbit peaks out from burrow; man digs grave.

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