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Book of Hours
France, Paris, ca. 1418
MS M.919 fol. 3r

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Month, Occupation: -- In barbed quatrefoil in lower margin, left, man raising mattock over vines.
Zodiac Sign: -- In barbed quatrefoil in lower margin, right, ram.
Initials KL each enclosing bust of man.
Margins decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by hybrid man with bird body, wearing hat, peering through gold hoop held with both hands; by hybrid man wearing hat, holding spear.

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