Medieval Multi-tasking: she's minding her market stall and winding yarn from her spindle onto a niddy-noddy. Morgan Library The Hours of Catherine of Cleves http://www.themorgan.org/collections/works/cleves/manuscript.asp?page=63
Last Judgment Triptych [detail: 7] by Hans Memling
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Mérode Altarpiece, right panel, St. Joseph the Carpenter, by Robert Campin, Early Netherlandish, created after 1422, likely between 1425 and 1428. The mouse trap may symbolize Christ's trapping and defeat of the devil, a metaphor used three times by Saint Augustine.