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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 153r

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Christ: weeping over Jerusalem -- Five (?) apostles, most only nimbi visible, stand behind Christ, crossed nimbus, raising left hand. City is before them. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including campanula, strawberry, thistle, bladder cherry, and daisy, and inhabited by bird and hybrid man wearing hood, carrying bagpipe. Text is collect in 1st Vespers on 9th Sunday after Pentecost.

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