Watercolour painting

This watercolour painting shows four men dyeing silk skeins of yarns of different colours. The skeins are dried on bamboo poles secured at either end on forked tree branches in barrel-like containers.

Date/Period
20th century
Region
China
Accession No.
HP-0161
Material
Watercolour on paper
Collection of
Asian Civilisations Museum
Category
Historical Painting