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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1400
MS M.264 fol. 2r

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1) Month, Occupation: February -- Man, with gloves tucked into belt, warms himself before fire. He stirs kettle in fire with stick held in right hand. Scene captioned LIGNA CREMO.
2) Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- Two fishes connected by white line. Scene captioned PISCIS.
Scenes against decorated backgrounds within barbed quatrefoils.
Page decorated with foliate border.

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