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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1420
MS M.1000 fol. 9r

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Zodiac Sign: Libra -- Young woman holds scales in right hand and raises left hand.
Month, Occupation: September -- Man, wearing hat and tunic, back turned, carries grapes in basket on back. Second man, wearing hood and buttoned shirt, treads grapes in barrel.
Figure and scene within barbed quatrefoil frames. Vignettes set in decorative border of foliate design enclosing textblock.

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