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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1430
MS M.64 fol. 10r

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Month, Occupation: October -- In center is large cask behind which stands man wearing headgear, holding cup (?) in right hand to mouth. Before cask are two men, one wearing hat, arms raised holding object. At left man carries cask. At right two men, one wearing hat and the other wearing headgear, carry cask. Scene in vaulted architectural setting with windows.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament.

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