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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1470
MS M.73 fol. 6r

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Month, Occupation: November -- In upper right margin, man wearing hat, purse at waist, raising rod with right hand, holding staff with left hand, stands before row of trees. Pigs eat at his feet. Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius -- In lower right margin, leaping Sagittarius as centaur, back-turned aiming arrow in bow held with left hand. Margins decorated on three sides with border of floreate ornament including dianthus, rose, and viola.

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