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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 96r

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament including strawberry, inhabited by: 1) youth, holding withes over right shoulder, astride handle of broom or distaff, holding it with right hand, in upper margin; 2) nun, wearing veil and wimple, in tub of water, holding hand loom in raised right hand and spindle in left hand, in lower right margin; 3) man, wearing hat, with purse at waist, holding adze with both hands, working on wood, on which is left foot, in lower margin. Text from Hours of the Holy Spirit.

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