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Psalm: 26
Iconography: David points to the psalm and removes a mote from his eye as he cranes around to see Christ in the heavenly realm. The lord is my illumination. The circular object on his shoulder is not actually his eyeball but a brooch. Christ is throned in majesty holding an open book, with angels adoring both above and beside him.
Art: Initial marks major division of psalter with its large size and extensive coloured letters.
Thread stitch: yes
Historical Relevance:
Quire: 8

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