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The Silk Maker

a history and guide

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        StatementHouse of Stratus
        PublishersHouse of Stratus
        LC ClassificationsMay 2001
        The Physical Object
        Paginationxvi, 51 p. :
        Number of Pages69
        ID Numbers
        ISBN 100755102657

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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 Silk Road

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.