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Book of Hours
France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 27v

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Decorated initials N enclosing hybrid animal, I, G enclosing animal head, and C enclosing animal, all verses of Hymn of Pange lingua.
Upper and lower margins decorated with rectilinear bars.
Margin, upper, inhabited by hybrid snail with tusk and hybrid woman, wearing snood with fillet, with body of fish.
Margin, left, inhabited by hybrid stork with scissor-like open beak.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid cleric wearing almuce or shawl, and hybrid animal with pointed ears.
Line endings decorated.

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