1935 Print Silk Worm Cocoon Clothing China Hut Farming Agriculture Textiles FZ2


This is an original 1935 halftone print of a farm in China dedicated to the silk-making process. Also shown are two men shown with large bags of silkworm cocoons. Si Ling Chi (Leizu) was the first Empress of China (2640 BCE), and while observing silkworms in her garden, discovered how to process the thread of the cocoon into a new cloth. Photography by R. Moulin and Burton Holmes.


This 76+ year old Item is rated Near Mint / Very Fine+. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note that there is print on the reverse.

  • Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
  • Grade: Near Mint / Very Fine+
  • Dimensions: Approximately 9.5 x 4.25 inches; 24 x 11 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: Ewing Galloway, Chinese, Fabric, Clothing, Clothes