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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1430
MS M.64 fol. 3r

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Month, Occupation: March -- Two men, wearing hats and short tunics with girdle, and knife in girdle, each hold pruning hook with right hand and vine with left hand. They are flanked by man, wearing headgear, seated, and another man or woman (?) wearing headgear, standing, holding loaf (?) in right hand and basket with left hand. Scene in vaulted architectural setting with window and with two putti on roof.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, including strawberry.

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