Silk spinning(1)
[ID] 325  ( ID:325 )
[Photographer] Ogawa,Kazumasa
[Album] Ogawa,Kazumasa (Album)
[Place] unknown
[Date] unknown
[Color] color
[Size] 267x208
[Cabinet] 7-49-0
[Keyword] man and woman
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A spinning wheel is turned by hand using a combination of toothed wheels. Silk spinning was a traditional craft in northern Kanto, and by the middle of the Meiji era, some areas had developed it into a manufacturing industry.