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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 151r

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Christ: teaching -- Christ, crossed nimbus, gesturing with both hands, stands in front of large group of apostles, nimbed, most only nimbus visible. At right are four (?) men, wearing hats, two only tops of hats visible, the foremost with arms crossed. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including thistle, campanula, grape, strawberry, rose and daisy and inhabited by bee (?), backturned soldier, wearing armor, with lance and shield, astride horse, and by horned fantastic animal biting daisy. Text is collect in 1st Vespers on 6th Sunday after Pentecost.

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