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Book of Hours
France, Langres, ca. 1465
MS G.55 fol. 3r

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Zodiac Sign: Pisces -- In medallion in right margin, two fish, facing opposite directions, connected by cord, with label PISCES.
Month, Occupation: February -- In vignette in lower margin, man, wearing hood and hat, seated on bench before fireplace, warming right foot.
Margins decorated with foliate and floreate ornament, including strawberry. In lower margin, heraldic shields of Hospitallers, (gules, a cross argent).

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