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Catholic church, liturgy and ritual. Missal in latin c.1400's
scissor corrosion transfer onto velum

The text in lower left translated says, You Revealed. It is a note to the book binder called a catchword. This catchword tells the binder to bind this page with the page that starts with the same word. You Revealed. These catchwords where sometimes decorated by the scribe to be playfull and cute.

Infestations - Scissor
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