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France, Avignon, approximately 1485-1490
MS M.348 fol. 16v

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Month, Occupation: June -- Man, wearing hat with brim, short tunic, with bare legs, swinging sythe with both hands, walks through mown hay next to standing hay.
Scene in landscape with buildings in background and tower on hill in distance.
Zodiac Sign -- In lower margin, crab.
Margins decorated with gold geometric ornament.

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