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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1470
MS M.73 fol. 5r

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Month, Occupation: September -- In upper right margin, man, wearing hat, stands in vat of grapes, grasping side with right hand, holding staff with left hand. Vat is raised on blocks of wood, in room with wooden ceiling. Zodiac Sign: Libra -- In lower right margin, woman holding scales with right hand, and palm with left hand, stands in landscape with trees. Margins decorated on three sides with border of floreate ornament including strawberry, viola, dianthus and daisy.

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