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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 248v

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Initial C of orange tubes with foliate terminals, blue filgree infilling, and blue foliate interstice with gold spandrels, at beginning of First Versicle in Compline of Hours of the Virgin.
Initial D decorated with diapered infilling, and adjoined by fantastic animal with tail of foliate tendrils above text and in right margin. Beginning of Second Versicle.
Initial U decorated with diapered infilling with foliate terminals and extensions in left margin. Beginning of Psalm 013 (Vulg., 012).
Line ending: man with bow shooting arrow at hindquarters of nude man, indicating his hindquarters with right hand, and looking back (Scene, Obscaena).
Line ending: heraldic escutcheon of Boisleux.
Text page of First and Second Versicles, and Psalm 013 (Vulg., 012) in Compline of Hours of the Virgin.

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