Beauties Cultivating Silkworms, Stage 4

by Fusatane (active circa 1850 - 1870)

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Beauties Cultivating Silkworms, Stage 4 by Fusatane (active circa 1850 - 1870)

Original Fusatane (active circa 1850 - 1870) Japanese Woodblock Print
Beauties Cultivating Silkworms, Stage 4

Comments - Interesting scene of from a Fusatane series illustrating the stages in cultivating silkworms to produce silk. Here in step 4, beauties pluck silkworm cocoons from branches, filling large baskets. At upper right, a woman brings in a tray of cocoons for processing. An intriguing look at a stage in the ancient art of sericulture.

Artist - Fusatane (active circa 1850 - 1870)

Image Size - 14 1/8" x 9 1/4" + margins as shown

Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Slight toning and soiling, a few creases. Please see photos for details. Good overall.

Beauties Cultivating Silkworms, Stage 4 by Fusatane (active circa 1850 - 1870)
Beauties Cultivating Silkworms, Stage 4 by Fusatane (active circa 1850 - 1870)

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