Unwinding Strands from Cocoons by Means of a Silk Reeling Machine (Mayu yori ito o tori), No. 9 from the series Sericulture in Pictures (Kaiko no zu)

「養蚕之図 九 繭より糸を取」

Japanese
Meiji era
1880 (Meiji 13)
Publisher Tsunajima Kamekichi (Japanese)


Dimensions

Horizontal chûban; 17 x 23 cm (6 11/16 x 9 1/8 in)

Accession Number

2000.96.9

Medium or Technique

Woodblock print (nishiki-e); ink and color on paper

Not On View

Collections

Asia, Prints and Drawings

Classifications

Prints

Album: 2000.96.1-10.

Signed

Chikanobu hitsu
周延筆

Provenance

Various dealers: primarily in London and Tokyo. Purchased between 1985-1999.

Credit Line

Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf Collection