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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 193r

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Psalm 149 (Vulg., 149).
Initial B decorated with diapered infilling.
Line ending: long-eared hybrid animal with two bodies
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing berbette, confronting hybrid man (hybrid couple).
Line ending: two rabbits pursued by dog.
Line ending: two fishes connected by line.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 149 (Vulg., 149) at Lauds of Office of the Dead.

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