225 Madison Avenue at 36th Street, New York, NY 10016. Just a short walk from Grand Central and Penn Station
Book of hours
Belgium, Bruges, 1525-1530
MS M.1175. Fol. 014r
Month, Occupation: November -- Within farmyard, among two men, wearing hats, one wearing apron, surrounding ring of flax laid out on ground, break flax with implements (flax breaks), beside bundle of flax. To right, woman, wearing kerchief, seated on stool, scutches flax with scutching knife (Scene, Occupational: Flax Processing). Two cocks and two boars inhabit the farmyard.
Within building in background, another seated woman, scutches flax with scutching knife.
(27 of 80)