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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 237v

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Initial D enclosing head of woman, veiled.
Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: hybrid man wearing hat, emerging from foliage, holding shield (?) with right hand and leaf with left hand; back turned half-figure of man emerging from foliage, raising left hand, head back, drinking from goblet held with right hand.

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