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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1400
MS M.264 fol. 12r

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1) Month, Occupation: December -- Man raises axe over feeding pig. Scene inscribed MICHI MACTO.
2) Zodiac Sign: Capricornus -- Leaping unicorn, inscribed CAPRICORNUS.
Scenes against decorated backgrounds within barbed quatrefoils.
Page decorated with foliate border.

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