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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 207r

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Initial U decorated with diapered infilling and foliate tendrils enclosing male musician, wearing cap, playing bagpipe, in upper margin, at beginning of Hymn in Long Terce of Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Initial D decorated with diapered infilling, foliate ornament, and ascender of interlace and foliate tendrils, at beginning of Psalm 054 (Vulg., 053) in Terce of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Line ending: horned fantastic animal.
Line ending: escutcheon of gules, a fretty and a canton argent.
Line ending: two men, wearing caps, wrestling, flanked by two escutcheons, one gules, a dragon argent, and the other azure, a fretty argent.
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.

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