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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1480
MS M.131 fol. 12r

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Month, Occupation: December -- Woman, veiled, holding large bowl stands behind man, wearing hat, raising ax with both hands, looking toward two pigs, one in doorway of building.
Scene in exterior, walled area with small building, and trees in background
Margins decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament inhabited by two birds, one reaching toward tongue of fantastic animal or dog.

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