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Psalm: 109. Liturgical division
Iconography: At the bottom left, in the earthly zone, the nimbed Christ holds a staff and reaches up to God's right knee. The lord will send forth the rod of your strength from sion…A group of adoring worshippers stand to the right. One is a woman and there are two extra sketched heads in the background. God sits above, flanked by angels. He holds a book inscribed with the words Sit at my right hand. He points to the throne on his right.
Art: Three extra heads are sketched in on the right. The large initial and coloured writing indicate a liturgical division in the psalter
Thread stitch: yes
Historical Relevance:
Quire: 17

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