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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 33v

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Initial D:
Psalm 021 (Vulg., 020).
Decorated initial D with ascender formed by fantastic animal biting the initial.
Line ending: two confronting hybrid men, wearing dunce hats.
Line ending: rabbit pursued by dog.
Line ending: fantastic animal.
Line ending: hybrid woman, wearing snood, confronting bald hybrid man (hybrid couple).
Line ending: two fishes joined by line.
Line endings decorated with foliate and geometric ornament.

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