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Book of Hours
France, ca. 1430
MS M.64 fol. 5r

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Month, Occupation: May -- Of six (?) horsemen, four are visible, wearing headgear, armor, and holding lances; one holds falcon on tether. Another man, wearing headgear, stands, raising right arm, holding scepter in left hand. Scene in vaulted architectural setting.
Margins decorated with border of foliate and floreate ornament, including strawberry.

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