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The manufacture of cotton is still a home industry in some parts of Hunan Province. This cotton spinning wheel, shown in a small shop in Chihkiang, is turned by a wooden crank. In the background another workman operates a low-warp loom.
Not on display
Gelatin Silver Print
311 x 260 mm (12 1/4 x 10 1/4 in.)
Bequest of John Gutmann in honor of Dr. Walter Heil
Photographs by John Gutmann, M.H. deYoung Memorial Museum, 1946