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Title Drawings of Chinese Manufactories of Tea, China, Rice, Silk, Cotton and Chinese Boats. Compiled by a Native Artist Trained in a European School, Volume II (Silk and Cotton)
Reference Add 19764
Library The British Library
Date 1300's
Description 24 watercolours of Chinese manufacturers of silk and cotton in the 14th century. The paintings depict the processes involved with the cultivation and production of the raw materials.
Document Type Painting
Primary Commodity Cotton
Theme Art and Literature; Cultivation; Production
Keywords silk, labour, plantation, crop, farmer, agriculture, china, factory, harvest, manufacturing, raw material, textiles
Region East Asia
Places China
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