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Book of Hours
England, ca. 1440-1450
MS G.9 fol. 60v

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Virgin Mary, nimbed and crowned, is seated on cushion on throne, hands crossed on breast, next to Christ, cross nimbed and crowned, right hand raised in gesture of blessing next to her crown, holding cross surmounted scepter in left hand. Flanking throne are two angels, nimbed, hands joined, looking toward Virgin Mary and Christ.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament.

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