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France, possibly Saint-Omer, 13th century
MS M.79 fol. 150r

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Psalm 127 (Vulg., 126) -- Initial N of Nisi enclosing head of veiled woman against gold background; the initial’s ascender extending across left, upper, and right margins, partly formed by dragon-like hybrid animal and terminating in bust of man, with both hands on handle of churn; the descender extending across left, lower, and right margins terminating in head of man. Initial N and marginal illustrations of Psalm 127.

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