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Book of Hours
England, probably Oxford, ca. 1325-1330
MS M.700 fol. 10v

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Medallion 1:
Month, Occupation: December -- Hooded man sits on bench, raises hands and left foot toward fire in fireplace; two boots before the flames. Gold background.
Medallion 2:
Zodiac Sign: Capricornus -- Fantastic goat. Background decorated with foliate ornament.
Medallions at ends of horizontal foliate bars in top and bottom margins of Calendar; dragon on the bottom bar.

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