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France, perhaps in Paris or northeastern France, ca. 1465
MS M.1003 fol. 9r

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Month, Occupation: September -- Man, wearing hat, standing in field, sows seeds with right hand and holds up tunic full of seed with left hand. Sack of seeds is at right. In background is landscape with trees, and castle or city.
Zodiac Sign: Libra -- Scales.
Margins decorated with floreate ornament including viola and strawberry.

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