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Washing of Christ's feet from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 300

Washing of Christ's feet from BL Royal 2 B VII, f. 300

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Bas-de-page scene of Mary Magdalene washing the feet of Christ with her hair. Image taken from f. 300 of Psalter ('The Queen Mary Psalter'). Written in Latin, with French image captions.

In medieval illuminated manuscripts, bas-de-page scenes are unframed, sometimes whimsical images that appear below the written text and may or may not refer to it.

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1310 - 1320
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British Library
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