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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1430
MS M.64 fol. 11r

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Month, Occupation: November -- Woman, wearing wimpled veil, bends over, holding acorn in right hand and basket in left hand. To right, amid pigs eating acorns, man climbing tree is flanked by two men, one wearing hat, with small cask hanging from strap over left shoulder, both holding sticks with raised hands, next to tree. Scene in landscape with hills, trees, and city in background, all below vaulted architectural canopy.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament.

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