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Decorated Initial O; Inhabited Initial D
Hildesheim, Germany (Place Created)
Tempera colors, gold leaf, silver leaf, and ink on parchment
Ms. 64 (97.MG.21), fol. 154v
Leaf: 28.2 × 18.9 cm (11 1/8 × 7 7/16 in.)
A cross design created by a configuration of acanthus leaves ornaments an initial O at the top of the page. Toward the bottom of the page, a deer-like creature inhabits and helps to form the initial D.