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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 159v

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Christ: teaching -- Christ, gesturing with both hands, is surrounded by nimbed apostles, some only partially visible, two gesturing. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including campanula, rose, thistle, cornflower, daisy, and viola, and inhabited by fantastic animal blowing horn (Scene, Burlesque: playing Musical Instrument) and by bird. Text is for 1st Vespers on 21st Sunday after Pentecost.

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