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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1400
MS M.264 fol. 8r

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1) Month, Occupation: August -- Man threshes grain with flail. Scene captioned TRITICIUM FLAGELLO.
2) Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- Seated woman holds book in right hand and palm branch in left hand. Scene captioned VIRGO.
Scenes against decorated backgrounds within barbed quatrefoils.
Page decorated with foliate border.

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