pyle

pyle, m.n: pillow. (PUE-luh / ˈpy-lə)

Medieval manuscript image of the Virgin Mary lying in a bed, holding a baby Jesus in her hands; Mary’s head is propped up on a couple pillows with brown and green crosshatching.
Miniature of the Nativity, probably from a Psalter; N France or S Netherlands, 12th century; British Library, Cotton MS Caligula A VII/1, f. 5r. [bl.uk]

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