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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 19v

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Month, Occupation: August -- Two men, one wearing headgear, the other wearing cap, thresh flax with flails. Three bundles of flax lie in background.
Scene in room with covered jar (?) and cup (?) on ledge.
Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- In lower margin, woman stands resting left hand on bundle of grain.
Margins decorated with vine scroll and tree branches.

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