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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 8r

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Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- Young woman, raising right hand.
Month, Occupation: August -- Man, wearing hat and tunic, with knife in pouch tied around around waist, raises flail to thresh grain.
Each figure within barbed quatrefoil frame. Vignettes set in decorative border of foliate design enclosing textblock.

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