The Story of Silk

The Story of Silk

Book - 1991
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Illustrated with some 80 b&w photographs and 28 color plates--many of them rare pictures and previously unpublished--this lovely volume looks at every aspect of silk, from its 5,000-year history as a fabric to the natural history of the silkworm and the mulberry tree. Includes a substantial bibliography, a glossary, and appendices on silk-weavers practicing today, museums, societies, and associations. (c) by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR.
Publisher: New York : St. Martin's Press, 1991
ISBN: 9780312057725
Call Number: 677.39 F348s
Characteristics: xiv, 233 p., [24] p. of plates : ill. (some col.), maps ; 26 cm


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