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Book of hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 011r

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Margin, lower:
Month, Occupation: August -- Among two men, wearing hat and headgear, both holding sickles, one holding small tool, the other raising jug, both in field of grain; fence and silhouettes of figures in background.
Margin, right:
1) Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- Maiden, gesturing, seated on grass, before turf bench and flowering trellis.

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