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Print, Unwinding the cocoons, ca. 1590

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

Its dimensions are

19.5 x 27 cm (7 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

Lower left: Ion. Stradanus invent. Phls. Galle excud. Lower margin: HINC VERMIUN PERMULTA SAEPE MILLA...

Cite this object as

Print, Unwinding the cocoons, ca. 1590; Engraved by Philips Galle (Flemish, 1537 - 1612); Netherlands; engraving on paper; 19.5 x 27 cm (7 11/16 x 10 5/8 in.); 1951-80-3

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