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Belgium, Bruges, 1531
MS M.451 fol. 6v

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Month, Occupation: November -- In margins, two men, wearing hats, within ring of flax laid out on ground, break flax with implements (flax breaks). To right, under porch of barn, woman, wearing kerchief, seated beside bundle of flax, scrutches flax with scutching knife. In background, pigs root beside trees, all within fence.

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