Spinning Silk from the Cocoons

Title

Spinning Silk from the Cocoons

Subject

Peasant women engaging in sericulture

Description

Hand tinted photograph from Brinkley's ten-volume collection, Japan, Described and Illustrated by the Japanese, with an essay on Japanese art by Kakuzo Okakura (Tokyo and Boston: Millet: 1897-98)

Creator

Francis Brinkley (photographer unidentified)

Source

MIT Visualizing Cultures

Part of the Unit "Globetrotters' Japan: People" by Allen Hockley

Publisher

Millet (Tokyo and Boston)

Date

c.1897-1898

Rights

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College

Format

Hand tinted photograph

Files

Silk_Omeka.jpg

Citation

Francis Brinkley (photographer unidentified), “Spinning Silk from the Cocoons,” Japan's Samurai Revolution, accessed January 21, 2021, https://samurairevolution.omeka.net/items/show/6.