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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.151 fol. 9r

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Two vignettes in upper margin:
1) Month, Occupation: September -- Man, with bare legs, stomps grapes in vat. Beside the vat stands man, wearing hat, with basket of grapes strapped to his back.
2) Zodiac Sign: Libra -- Woman stands and holds balance scales in right hand.
Margin with foliate and vinescroll ornament, inhabited by dragon.

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