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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 208r

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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 Sext of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Line ending: escutcheon of azure, an eagle displayed argent.
Line ending: escutcheon of gules, a dragon argent.
Line ending: three fantastic animals, two swallowing the third biting the first one.
Line endings: geometric ornament.
In lower margin below the text block, dragon with jaws opened around the second syllable of "guttura" of Hymn, Ueni creator.

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