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Book of Hours
France, Rouen, ca. 1500
MS M.151 fol. 10r

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Two vignettes in upper margin:
1) Month, Occupation: October -- Man, wearing hat, sows seeds in furrowed field with right hand and with left hand gathers apron to hold seeds.
2) Zodiac Sign: Scorpio -- Lobster-like scorpion.
Margin with foliate ornament, inhabited by bird with wings extended.

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