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France, ca. 1430
MS M.64 fol. 12r

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Month, Occupation: December -- Woman wearing headdress stands holding basin next to man wearing headgear, straddling pig and holding axe (?) to its neck as pig crouches on floor next to tub. At right another man carries bench or small table. Scene in vaulted architectural setting.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament.

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