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France, Rouen, 1470-1480
MS M.312 fol. 12r

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Month, Occupation: December -- Man holds ax in both hands above pig, reclining on ground, bleeding from wound (slaughtering a pig). At right, woman, wearing headdress, holds bowl in both hands. Scene in front of building with portal, beneath which is half-figure of pig.
Margin decorated with floreate ornament.

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