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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.175 fol. 9v

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Month, Occupation: October -- In field, woman wearing headdress carries sack on head. Man wearing hat sews seed with right hand from pouch in tunic held by left hand. Sack of seed is on ground between them.
Zodiac Sign: Scorpio -- Scorpion in landscape.
Single divided miniature with Month, Occupation on left and Zodiac Sign on right.
Left margin decorated with border of floreate and foliate ornament.

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