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

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Initial D of blue tubes with foliate terminals, filgree infilling, and geometric and foliate interstices with gold punched spandrels, at beginning of First Versicle in Prime of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Line ending: horned fantastic animal.
Line ending: escutcheon of gules without charges.
Line ending: horned (?) fantastic animal with two bodies.
Line ending: three men dancing, the second with raised hands pointing to head, looking back at the first, and the third, wearing cap, holding bagpipe and goblet (Sports and Games: Dancing).
Line ending: escutcheon of azure without charges.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Escutcheons without charges, unfinished.

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