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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 11r

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Month, Occupation: November -- In barbed quatrefoil in lower margin, left, man, raising stick with both hands, standing before tree and next to hog.
Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius -- In barbed quatrefoil in lower margin, right, centaur holding arrow in bow.
Initials KL each enclosing bust of man, one wearing hat and looking at upper margin.
Margins decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by man, wearing hat, holding pedum, possibly emerging from fish and by fantastic bird.

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