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

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Christ: teaching -- Apostle Peter and Evangelist John, both nimbed, are behind Christ, crossed nimbus, raising right hand. He looks toward three or four men, wearing hats, foremost gesturing with both hands. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including grape, bladder cherry, daisy, campion, thistle, and cornflower, and inhabited by hybrid animal holding distaff with right hand, and yarn with left hand and by winged fantastic animal grasping vine scroll. Text is collect for 1st Vespers on 19th Sunday after Pentecost.

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