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Print, Feeding mulberry leaves to the silkworms, ca. 1590

This is a Print. It was after Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus. It is dated ca. 1590 and we acquired it in 1951. Its medium is black ink on paper.. It is a part of the Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design department.

It is credited Museum purchase through gift of the Advisory Council.

Its dimensions are

19.7 x 26.9 cm (7 3/4 x 10 9/16 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower right: Ion. Stradan.invent/Phls.Galle excudit; In margin, below: EXCLUSUS OUO RITE VERMIS, OCYUS...

Cite this object as

Print, Feeding mulberry leaves to the silkworms, ca. 1590; After Jan van der Straet, called Stradanus (Flemish, 1523–1605); Netherlands; black ink on paper.; 19.7 x 26.9 cm (7 3/4 x 10 9/16 in.); Museum purchase through gift of the Advisory Council; 1951-80-1

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