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Scene 4: Washing one's cap in the whirling waters
From the long scroll Yu Ge Tu by Bai Yunli, illustrating the melody Yu Ge (Fisherman's Song)

Scene 4 of the Yu Ge scroll

Washing (the tassles of) one's cap suggests that the scholar has left office and is now in reclusion or retirement.

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From the long scroll Yu Ge Tu by Bai Yunli, illustrating the melody Yu Ge (Fisherman's Song)
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