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Netherlands, probably Utrecht, ca. 1290
MS M.34 fol. 133r

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Psalm 081 (Vulg., 080):
Adam and Eve: at Labor -- 1) Eve, seated on bench, spins wool with distaff and spindle; 2) Adam labors with utensil, possibly axe.
Figures on gold background in decorated initial E.
In right margin, bird, possibly crane, perches on end of foliate bar.

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