Women reel silk from silkworm cocoons

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Victorian illustration to download showing a picture of a silk-making factory. Women in the reeling room reel silk from silkworm cocoons. They stand at tables and control the strands of silk as they are wound onto wheels on a rod above them; the rod is revolved by men turning larger wheels.


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