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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 225v

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Initial C decorated with diapered infilling and spandrels, and adjoined by fantastic animal with tail of foliate tendrils, entwined with foliate tendrils.
Line ending: man, wearing cap, wrestling with animal.
Line ending: cat holding mouse in mouth.
Line ending: man thrusting spear into boar (Hunting).
Line endings: geometric and foliate ornament.
Text page of Psalm 096 (Vulg., Psalm 095) in Fourth Nocturn of Matins of Hours of the Virgin.

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