MS G.55 fol. 119v

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Hours of Pierre de Bosredont

France, Langres
ca. 1465
157 x 113 mm

Gift of the Trustees of the William S. Glazier Collection, 1984

MS G.55 fol. 119v

A nimbed Barbara of Nicomedia, holding a palm in his right hand and a tower in his left hand, stands in a windowed room in front of three tapestries. One is inscribed ELEGIT EAM DEUS ET PREELEGIT EAM ET HABITARE EAM FACIT IN TABERNACULO SUO SANTA BARBARA ORA PRO NOBIS.
The margins are decorated with floreate ornament inhabited by a rabbit. The heraldic shield of Pierre de Bosredont (quarterly, vair and gules) is in the lower margin.