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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 5r

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Zodiac Sign: Gemini -- Nude female figure and nude male figure embrace. Behind them is bundle of twigs(?).
Month, Occupation: May -- Falconer, mounted on horse, holds falcon, wings spread, on left wrist.
Each figure within barbed quatrefoil frame. Vignettes set in decorative border of foliate design enclosing textblock.

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