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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 2r

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Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- Two fish connected by line.
Month, Occupation: February -- Man, back turned, with knife in pouch tied around waist, raises axe over shoulder to chop tree trunk.
Each figure within barbed quatrefoil frame. Vignettes set in decorative border of foliate design enclosing textblock.

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