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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 42r

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Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: half-figure of man wearing hood, holding club with left hand and small round shield (buckler) with right hand, emerging from flower; mermaid, winged, wearing headdress, extending arms.
Text is from I Peter 2, Hours of the Passion, 4. Terce, Chapter

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