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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 2v

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Four decorated initials, N enclosing foreparts of animal, Q enclosing head of animal, both at beginning of verses of Psalm 95 (Vulg., 94), S, and G, in Matins of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Margins decorated with rectilinear bars.
Margin, top, inhabited by bird and hybrid bird.
Margin, left, inhabited by pair of legs as detached limbs, and head of mitered bishop.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid cleric, wearing almuce or shawl, and open book with pseudo-inscriptions on lectern.
Line endings decorated.

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