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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 206v

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Dove of Holy Ghost hovers amid rays above six men, four only partially visible, two with joined hands, kneeling, all looking upward toward the dove (praying). Scene in landscape. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including bladder cherry, grapes, viola and daisy, and inhabited by two fantastic birds. Text is hymn for terce on Sunday.

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