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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 244v

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Left margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: owl; half-figure of man wearing headdress with flowing drapery, emerging from foliage, holding basin with right hand, pouring into the basin from pitcher held with left hand.
Text is from Luke 1, Office of the Dead, 2. Lauds, Canticle of Zachary.

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