Silkworm stand

 

AREA : Spinning

OBJECT : Silkworm stand

DESCRIPTION : it looks like a high and narrow rack ; its three shelves are made of wooden sticks not very close one to the other. Here ,on the first two shelves, the silkworms were grown on mulberry leaves . Once the silk thread had wrapped them up, the worms were put on the third shelf.

FUNCTION : it was used to grow silkworms

Working notes : whenever the silkworms finished them, new mulberry leaves were put on the shelf.

It was also necessary to move the silkworms from one shelf to the other.


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