Shepherds Purse: manuscript - Playfair Hours

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This is a late 15th c. book of hours currently located at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The scene is the annunciation to the shepherds, and shows three men, each with a fairly slack, unadorned shepherds purse, separate from some other (unseen) belt that is causing blousing of the tunic.


Collins, Marie & Davis, V. 1992. A Medieval Book of Seasons. Harper Collins, New York. p.34