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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420-1425
MS M.1004 fol. 168v

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Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, inhabited by: 1) man holding large sack on right shoulder with right hand, in upper margin; 2) man, wearing hood, holding windmill in left hand, seated in left margin; 3) hybrid man, wearing helmet with ram's horns, holding scythe across body with both hands, wearing sword at waist, in lower margin. Text from Mass for Virgin Mary.

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