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France, Saint-Omer, between 1320 and 1329
MS M.754 fol. 31r

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Decorated initial T of Canticle, Te Deum laudamus.
Three decorated initials P, L, and G, two enclosing heads of animals.
Margins decorated with curvilinear foliate stems, and balls.
Margin, lower, inhabited by hybrid animal and hybrid man of human head with body of bird.
Margin, right, inhabited by crowned hybrid bird with long beak and ball.
Line endings decorated.

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