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Silk Worm Basket

Cocoon Tray

Native NameCaw
จ่อ
Object Number:82-7-105
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Thai
Isaan
Provenience: Thailand
Nong Bua Lamphu
East Of Ban Khong Sawan
Date Made: 1900-1981
Early Date: 1900
Late Date: 1981
Section:Asian
Materials:Bamboo
Height: 6.35 cm
Outside Diameter:162.56 cm
Credit Line:Museum Purchase, 1981
Other Number:102 - Other Number

Description

Larger circular bamboo spiral used to nest silk worms after they have eaten mulberry. The worms are placed along the intervals of the spiral while nesting and then the nests are removed to make silk threads.

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