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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 148v

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Christ: Parable, Great Supper -- Three men, wearing hats, with cloth draped over one shoulder, sit behind draped trestle table on which are plate with food, knife, and loaf. One man raises plate (?) with right hand (feasting). At right, man wearing hat, with cloth draped over left shoulder, carrying plate of food with both hands, approaches the table. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including campanula, rose, daisy, grapes, cornflower, thistle, and bladder cherry, and inhabited by snail and fantastic animal. Text is collect in 1st Vespers on 2nd Sunday after Pentecost.

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