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

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Margin, lower:
Month, Occupation: May -- Seated aboard long boat with canopy, man, raising left hand and with right hand holding canteen; male musician, wearing hat, playing flute, facing woman, wearing veiled headdress, holding a flute (?); another woman, wearing broad hat, plays lute; and man, wearing hat, with right hand holds jug to lips and with left hand on oar (Scene, Secular: Courting); swan on water.
In background on shore, silhouettes of figures, house surrounded by fence and trees.
Margin, left:

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