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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.151 fol. 5r

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Two vignettes in upper margin:
1) Month, Occupation: May -- Man, wearing hat, with bird perched on his right wrist, and woman, veiled, ride horse in landscape.
2) Zodiac Sign: Gemini -- Nude man and woman, possibly conjoined, wearing sheer loin cloth, embrace.
Margin with foliate ornament, inhabited by moth.

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