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France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 12r

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Zodiac Sign: Capricornus -- Goat.
Month, Occupation: October -- Man, wearing hat and tunic with white cloth draped around belt in front, raises mallet. Boar, blood issuing from eyes, nose and mouth, falls down on front legs.
Each figure within barbed quatrefoil frame. Vignettes set in decorative border of foliate design enclosing textblock.

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