Spencer Museum of Art The University of Kansas

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Gathering Cocoons
  • Utagawa Fusatane
    active circa late 1850s–1870
    active: Japan
  • Gathering Cocoons, 1856, 6th month, Edo period (1600–1868)
  • Kaiko yashinaigusa (Pictures of sericulture)
  • Where object was made: Japan
  • color woodcut
  • Image Dimensions Height/Width: 355 x 245 mm
    Image Dimensions Height/Width: 14 x 9 5/8 in
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 355 x 249 mm
    Sheet/Paper Dimensions: 14 x 9 3/4 in
    Mat Dimensions: 19 x 14 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.7594
Description

Two women collecting cocoons in baskets in front. Trays with drying cocoons in courtyard.