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Egmont breviary
Netherlands, Utrecht, ca. 1440
MS M.87 fol. 10v

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Margin, left: Month, Occupation: December -- Accompanied by woman behind table spread with dough, baker, wearing cap, extends baker’s peel laden with two loaves into opening of oven; in foreground, six round loaves on table (baking). Scene in room with three windows, one decorated with portrait of man in grisaille, and tiled floor. Illustration of December. Margins decorated on three sides with scrolling foliate decoration, including strawberry, and inhabited by busts of two men in lower margin.

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