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Netherlands, perhaps Delft, 1415-1420
MS M.866 fol. 111v

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Angel, Archangel Michael: transfixing Dragon -- Michael, decorated nimbus, with diadem (crown), wearing armor and knife (?) and sword in sheaths at waist, stands on dragon, piercing its neck, through mouth, with spear held in right hand, holding shield with left hand.
Scene on background of red with gold vine scroll. Margins decorated with rectilinear bars with vines.

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