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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 11r

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Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius -- Centaur, wearing hat and waistcoat, lying down in grass, shoots bow and arrow.
Month, Occupation: November -- Man, wearing hat and tunic, with pouch tied around waist, raises stick over his head to strike tree. Two boars are under tree, one with head raised.
Each figure within barbed quatrefoil frame. Vignettes set in decorative border of foliate design enclosing textblock.

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