The Biography of Silk

The Biography of Silk

Book - 2006
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The Biography of Silk follows the path of the Silk Road to tell the story of this luxury material. From its origins in China through to its production in major medieval cities, silk has for centuries been highly valued and considered among the most important of trade goods. Vibrant photographs and text also describe how silk is made organically by silkworms as well as manufactured by humans.
Publisher: St. Catharines, Ont. : Crabtree Pub. Co., 2006
ISBN: 9780778724872
Branch Call Number: J 677.39 Gle
Characteristics: 32 p. : col. ill., col. map. --
Alternative Title: Silk


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