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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 5v

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Margin, left: Month, Occupation: February -- Woman and man, wearing fur-trimmed garment, facing each other, holding candles (suggesting Feast of Candlemas). Scene in room with three windows and tiled floor. Illustration of February. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling foliate decoration, including strawberry, and inhabited by busts of two men, wearing hats, in lower margin.

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