Re: Yoshitora print

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Posted by geo. ( on August 24, 2013 at 05:56:10:

In Reply to: Yoshitora print posted by Bob Grossman on August 23, 2013 at 19:49:58:

Yes, the artist is Yoshitora, and depicts some of the processes in sericulture - the domestication of silkworms for silk production.

The women in the background are preparing mulberry leaves for food for the silkworms and the woman in front is cooking cocoons and winding the silk from them into thread.

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