The Silk Manufacture in China.
Engraving. Plate 178 x 216mm. 7 x 8½".
Water staining along the lower edge, vertical crease to right as normal.
Six scenes showing the processed of manufacturing silk; winding the cods in ye Cauldron, Balneum Mariae to kill ye worms in the Cods, Taking the Cods from ye Mats after smother'd in the Earthen Pots, Hanging up ye Sheets of Paper with Eggs on them, Ways of Winding the Silk, Winding from the Cods in a Copper of Warm Water.
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