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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1470
MS M.169 fol. 71r

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Virgin Mary: Coronation -- Angel places crown on head of Virgin Mary, nimbed, with arms crossed on her breast, kneeling before Christ, nimbed, crowned, with right hand raised in blessing, wearing cope, seated on canopied throne. Arc of heaven and emanating rays from top of arch of miniature. Sky above carved wall in background inscribed with stars.
Margins with vinescroll, ivy-rinceaux, and floreate ornament.

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