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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1400
MS M.264 fol. 5r

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1) Month, Occupation: May -- Falconer, with bird on right wrist, rides bridled horse. Scene captioned MICHI FLOS SERUIT.
2) Zodiac Sign: Gemini -- Two nude men embrace and cover themselves with large leaf. Scene captioned GEMINI.
Scenes against decorated backgrounds within barbed quatrefoils.
Page decorated with foliate border.

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