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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1430
MS M.64 fol. 8r

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Month, Occupation: August -- Of four men threshing, three wear hats and one has hose rolled to knees. At right are two men, one wearing hat, the other wearing headgear, the foremost raising his right hand. On floor are sheaves of wheat. Scene in vaulted architectural setting with window.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, including strawberry.

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