Decorative initial letter “D” with lady and saint and birdsdetails
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Decorative initial letter “D” with lady and saint and birds
, foliated initials
, vignetted initials
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This “vignetted” initial capital letter “D” was used as a drop cap at the start of a chapter. The capital D is framed inside a stylized frond or creeper vine emanating from a vase with fruit on it; behind (to the left of) the D stands a person with a halo (itself giving off fronds) and wearing ornate robes and a crown. I am guesing that this is intended to represent Saint Louis IV of France (1214 – 1270), known for helping the poor; inside the D is a lady wearing poorer garb, and either in shadow or dark-skinned. There’s a bird eating one of the leaves of the top-most frond above the letter.
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