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France, ca. 1511
MS M. 8 fol. 254v

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Psalm 122 (Vulg., 121). David, crowned, playing harp, seated on faldstool as throne. Margins decorated with border of floreate ornament including viola, cornflower and strawberry, and inhabited by hybrid wild man, raising comb to head with right hand, raising mirror with left hand, and by winged fantastic animal blowing trumpet. Text is beginning of Psalm 122 (Vulg., 121), in Vespers for Tuesday.

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