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Bagpipes in Medieval Manuscripts

The Visitation Tres Riches Heures du Duc de Berry MS 65 in Musee Conde at Chantilly Around Referred to as a "bear plays the bagpipes in a wheelbarrow" but is obviously a pig by the corse hair and curly tail.

Gato gaitero. Libro de Horas, Paris ca. 1460 (NY, Morgan Library & Museum, MS M.282, fol. 133v)

Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts

Cat playing a bagpipe in a Book of Hours, Paris, c. 1460 - Bizarre and vulgar illustrations from illuminated medieval manuscripts


Book of Hours, Use of Rome (the 'Hours of Joanna I of Castile' or the 'Hours of Joanna the Mad') Add MS 18852 Folio

Book of Hours, MS M.919 fol. 91r - Images from Medieval and Renaissance Manuscripts - The Morgan Library & Museum

Book of Hours, MS fol. - France, Paris, ca. 1418 - Initial D enclosing bust of woman. Right margin decorated with border of ivy rinceaux inhabited by: bear confronting squirrel (?