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France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 238v

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Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: fantastic animal with body terminating with second head; half-figure of man wearing headdress, emerging from foliage, playing two pipes (?) holding one in each hand.
Text is from Psalm 63 (Vulg., 62), Office of the Dead, Lauds.

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