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Maker(s):Unknown
Culture:French; Flemish
Title:Nativity (Manuscript page); verso, text
Date Made:15th century
Type:Drawing; Manuscript
Materials:black ink, colored pigment and gold leaf on thin cream colored parchment paper
Measurements:sheet: 7 7/8 x 4 7/8 in; 20 x 12.4 cm
Accession Number:  SC 2022.37.2
Credit Line:Gift of Helen Scott Townsend Reed, class of 1960
Museum Collection:  Smith College Museum of Art
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Description:
A page from a book of hours; Joseph and Mary and the Christ child and three small angels; a man and woman kneeling around a child on the ground. in the Margins flowers, strawberries a butterfly and peacocks, verso: text with two enlarged colored letters

Tags:
Christianity; religion; animals; insects; fruit; botanical illustration

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