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France, perhaps Verdun and Paris, ca. 1375
MS M.90 fol. 50r

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Miniature divided into five unequal compartments, each depicting an instrument of the Passion:
1) Robe, three dices, and tormentor.
2) Hand holding gold coins, napkin (sudarium)
Below, inscriptions identify three instruments: LANTERNA, SPUENS, SUDARIUM.
3) Ladder
4) Lantern, hand holding rope, hand holding bucket.
5) Column with ropes, two scourges.
Foliate border frames miniature.

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