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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1470
MS M.73 fol. 4v

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Month, Occupation: August -- In upper left margin, man, wearing hat, raises flail with both hands above grain on floor before him. Zodiac Sign: Virgo -- In lower left margin, holds palm with left hand, standing next to sheaf of wheat. Margins decorated on three sides with border of floreate ornament including daisy, rose and viola.

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