Silkworm

Silkworm

n.d.
Country
China
figurine
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bunker
1992.559
. Silkworm. n.d.. Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bunker. 1992.559.
Dimensions
length: 2 1/2 in, 6.3500 cm; width: .375 in, 0.9525 cm; depth: 1/2 in, 1.2700 cm
Department
Asian
Collection
Asian

Silkworm
China
206 BCE–8 CE, Western Han dynasty
Bronze
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. John B. Bunker
1992.559

This rare life-size bronze silkworm is testimony to the popularity of silk-making in China.

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