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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1470
MS M.73 fol. 2v

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Month, Occupation: April -- In upper left margin, woman, wearing henin, raising flower with right hand, holding crown of flowers (?) with left hand, is seated in garden, enclosed by fence and turf bench. Zodiac Sign: Taurus -- In lower left margin, bull standing in landscape with tree. Margins decorated on three sides with border of floreate ornament including winter cherry and viola.

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