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Slide 11

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"This shows a man who has gathered the straw from the threshing floor sweeping it up with a broom perhaps 8 feet long, made by binding thumb-sized branching sticks of bamboo tightly together, often using the tough outer covering of the bamboo, first soaked in water to make it pliable, and then bound tightly around the branches of bamboo." More information and description in "Commentary China Slides" file.

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