2 edition of The Silk Maker found in the catalog.
|Statement||House of Stratus|
|Publishers||House of Stratus|
|LC Classifications||May 2001|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvi, 51 p. :|
|Number of Pages||69|
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They produce silk fibers—water-insoluble filament from glands—to create cocoons; humans simply unravel the cocoons back into strings. 15 silkworms Why are cocoons killed to get silk? This unique structure intensifies the effect of color dyes and gives silk its inherent luster.
However, before the moth is fully-grown and can burst through the cocoon, it is harvested for its silk filament. These bundles of yarn are also called skeins. Male centipedes non-insect arthropods deposit The Silk Maker eggs on a small pad of silk. The first center to introduce silk production to Italy was the city of during the 11th century in the region of.
Instead, the cocoons are steamed or boiled after around a week since the spinning of its cocoon.
The gummy substance, affording protection during processing, is usually retained until the yarn or fabric stage and is removed by boiling the silk in soap and water, leaving it soft and lustrous, with weight reduced by as much as 30 percent. The entire production process of silk can be divided into several steps which are typically handled by different entities. Essentially, you are creating a "negative" of the design.
Legend has it that the bride of a king of the in far western China on the Silk Road smuggled silkworms and mulberry seeds to her new home and husband.
from the original on 13 October 2017.