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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.175 fol. 7v

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Month, Occupation: August -- Of two men wearing hats, one carries sack on back with both hands; the other holds winnowing basket with both hands. Sack of grain is on floor beside him.
Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- Woman, standing in landscape, holds palm with left hand.
Single divided miniature with Month, Occupation on left and Zodiac Sign on right.
Left margin decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

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