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Psalter-Hours of Guiluys de Boisleux
France, Arras, after 1246
MS M.730 fol. 5r

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1) Month, Occupation: September -- Man, wearing cap, raises grapes toward mouth, and carries on back basket of grapes toward which another man extends his hands. Both flank man kneeling beside basket and reaching toward grapes of vine.
2) Zodiac Sign: Libra -- Woman, wearing berbette, holds scales.
Illustrations with gold backgrounds in square vignettes at upper right and lower right corners of calendar block, colored in red, green, blue, and silver backgrounds.

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