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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.151 fol. 11r

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Two vignettes in upper margin:
1) Month, Occupation: November -- Man, wearing hat, knocks acorns from tree with rod held in both hands. Below the tree are three foraging pigs.
2) Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius -- Hybrid man, with bare chest and lion-like body, aims bow and arrow.
Margin with foliate ornament, inhabited by fantastic animal.

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