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Book of hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 007r

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Margin, lower:
Month, Occupation: April -- Among two milkmaids, wearing kerchiefs and aprons, one kneeling beside cow, collecting milk in bucket, the other as three-quarter figure, on her head balancing jug, supported by her left hand holding ties, and with right arm slung with basket (Scene, Occupational: Milking); three other cows lie or stand in landscape, wattled bridge over stream.
Scene in grassy landscape before ships on water, dock and buildings of city.
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