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Pelican reviving her young (fol. 91r)

  • Original object type: Artefact
  • Title: Pelican reviving her young (fol. 91r)
  • Description:

    The lower border depicts a pelican reviving its dead young with its own blood, an allegory of Christ's sacrifice on the cross. The border also has acanthus leaves, pinks, a rose, a swallow, a jay and buttercups. 6-line foliate initial 'P' infilled with small pink flowers.

    Context: Devotions at mass: Precor te amantissime domine Ihesu

  • Date range: [ca. 1500-1520]
  • Date: 1510
  • Depositing User: - libemu
  • Date Deposited: 17 Mar 2015 20:17
  • Last Modified: 13 Aug 2018 13:32