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Decorated Text Page
Bruges, Belgium (Place created)
about 1525 - 1530
Tempera colors, gold paint, and gold leaf on parchment
Leaf: 16.8 x 11.4 cm (6 5/8 x 4 1/2 in.)
A variety of lively birds, insects, and colorful flowers decorates this border, which surrounds a text devoted to the story of
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