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Chopping Mulberry Leaves to Feed Silkworms by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Item Number: 916688

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Auction Type: Standard Auction
Auction Category: Meiji Era, 1868 - 1912
Item Number: 916688
 
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Chopping Mulberry Leaves to Feed Silkworms by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Original Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882) Japanese Woodblock Print
Chopping Mulberry Leaves to Feed Silkworms
Series; Sericulture, 1879

Sericulture - Handsome design from Chikashige's 1879 series "Sericulture" depicting upper-class beauties involved in raising silkworms to produce silk. Subjects include feeding the silkworms mulberry leaves, plucking and boiling the cocoons to release the silk thread, and weaving cloth. The women wear white kimono with an embossed geometric pattern tucked into full red pants, sleeves tied out of the way with sashes. These attractive designs are nicely detailed and vibrantly colored. An interesting look at the art of sericulture.

Artist - Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)
Image Size - 14" x 9 3/8" + left margin as shown
Condition - This print with excellent color and detail as shown. Backed with paper. Horizontal centerfold. Large loss, a few tears, repaired. Wrinkling, creasing, rippling, slight soiling. Please see photos for details.


Chopping Mulberry Leaves to Feed Silkworms by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

Chopping Mulberry Leaves to Feed Silkworms by Chikashige (active circa 1869 - 1882)

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