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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 247r

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Initial B decorated with diapered infilling and foliate terminals, and with two fantastic animals, one biting itself as supporting ornament for the initial. Beginning of Chapter.
Initial O decorated with diapered infilling, with its lower left spandrel in jaws of fantastic animal. Beginning of Hymn.
Line ending: escutcheon of gules, a bordure and a canton argent, on a chief label of three vert.
Text page of Chapter and Hymn in Vespers of Hours of the Virgin.

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