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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 7r

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Zodiac Sign: Leo -- Lion, lying down with tail curled around hind leg.
Month, Occupation: July -- Man, wearing hat and tunic, cuts grain with sickle. Sheaves of cut grain lie on ground.
Each figure within barbed quatrefoil frame. Vignettes set in decorative border of foliate design enclosing textblock.

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