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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 206r

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Psalm 015 (Vulg., 014).
Initial D decorated with diapered infilling, and adjoined by ascender of male acrobat upside down with right hand clenched and with left hand grasping the initial.
Line ending: heraldic escutcheon of Boisleux.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: horned fantastic animal.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Hymn of Ueni creator, and Psalm 015 (Vulg., 014) in Prime of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.

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