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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 205r

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Initial D decorated with diapered infilling and foliate ornament, adjoined by ascender of fantastic animal with tail of foliate tendrils enclosing two creatures, including bird, above pair of fantastic animals biting themselves, with intertwined tails, in lower margin.
Line ending: fantastic animal.
Line ending: nude male musician playing pipe and tabor, in jaws of fantastic animal, before dancing woman wearing snood.
Line ending: escutcheon of azure without charges.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: man, armed with sword, pursued by rabbit.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Canticle of Zacharias and Collect in Matins of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.

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