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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1470-1480
M.239 fol. 48r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary nimbed, with joined hands, kneels before God, nimbed, wearing triple crowned tiara, raising right hand in blessing, holding with left hand cross surmounted globe, is seated on throne decorated with architectural ornament. Angel stands behind Mary, extending right hand to her cloak; two other angels, holding crown between them, hover above her.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including thistle.

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