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dc.contributor.authorCameron, Chantal
dc.descriptionThe Book of Hours was a Christian devotional text used as a prayer book by the general population during the Middle Ages. Many were embellished and featured detailed paintings and drawings.en_US
dc.description.abstractA leaf from a Book of Hours featuring a two-faced creature in the border. The illuminated manuscript on parchment is in Latin and comes from France, likely Paris, c. 1460s. The leaf contains a single column of 14 lines of a late gothic bookhand and features initials in blue touched with white on a gold background. There is one decorated border panel featuring foliage and fruit, with a fantastical creature. The creature appears to have the body of a bird, head of a long-horned goat, and a long-eared, toothy face like a crocodile with a yawning muzzle emerging from its bottom.en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries;RG 795
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dc.subjectBook of Hoursen_US
dc.titleLeaf from a Book of Hours, c. 1460sen_US

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