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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 210r

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Initial S decorated with diapered infilling and with beast head and foliate terminal, at beginning of Collect in None of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Initial D of blue tubes with foliate terminals, maroon filgree infilling, and orange geometric and foliate interstices with gold punched spandrels, at beginning of First Versicle in Vespers of Long Hours of the Holy Spirit.
Line ending: hybrid man, crowned, with two bodies.
Line ending: escutcheon of azure, a dragon argent.
Line ending: snail encountering soldier, wearing helmet and chain mail, armed with sword and shield, hurling javelin (Burlesque: Fighting).
Line ending: escutcheon of gules, a fess argent.
Line ending: foliate ornament.

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