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Book of Hours
France, Tours, ca. 1490-1500
MS M.1054 fol. 9r

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Right margin:
Zodiac Sign: Libra -- Scales suspended in landscape with trees below trefoil arch in niche decorated with crockets.
Lower margin:
Month, Occupation: September -- Man, wearing hood, carrying basket of grapes on back, climbs ladder leaning against vat. Another man, wearing hat, stands in the vat, grasping sides with both hands.
Page decorated with architectural frame of two columns, one twisted, supporting arcade.

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