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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 158r

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Christ: removing to another Place -- Christ, crossed nimbus, stands in prow of ship with billowing sail, flanked by Evangelist John and Apostle Peter, both nimbed. Other apostles, nimbed, most only tops of nimbi visible are behind them. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including grape, bladder cherry, daisy, campion, thistle, and cornflower, and inhabited by hybrid animal and winged fantastic animal holding lantern. Text is collect for 1st Vespers on 18th Sunday after Pentecost.

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