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The story of silk & Cheney silks

by Herbert Manchester

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Published by Cheney Brothers, Silk Manufacturers in South Manchester, Conn, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Silk,
  • Silk industry -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby H.H. Manchester ...
    ContributionsCheney Brothers.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsTS1650 .M3
    The Physical Object
    Pagination63 p., incl. col. front., illus.
    Number of Pages63
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6590432M
    LC Control Number16019970
    OCLC/WorldCa4174961

    The production of silk originates in China in the Neolithic (Yangshao culture, 4th millennium BC).Silk remained confined to China until the Silk Road opened at some point during the later half of the 1st millennium BC. China maintained its virtual monopoly over silk production for another thousand years. Not confined to clothing, silk was also used for a number of other applications, including. Silk is a natural protein fiber, some forms of which can be woven into protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons. The best-known silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori reared in captivity (sericulture).The shimmering appearance of silk is due to the triangular prism.

      My daughters love this book. Every time we went to the library they wanted me to take out, "The Silk Princess". Decided to get our own copy. Beautifully illustrated and wonderful story. Charles Santore is an amazing s: 8.   Directed by François Girard. With Michael Pitt, Keira Knightley, Kôji Yakusho, Sei Ashina. The story of a married silkworm merchant-turned-smuggler in 19th century France traveling to Japan for his town's supply of silkworms after a disease wipes out their African supply. During his stay in Japan, he becomes obsessed with the concubine of a local baron.

    The Divination by Astrological and Meteorological Phenomena (Chinese: 天文氣象雜占; pinyin: Tiān Wén Qì Xiàng Zá Zhàn), also known as Book of Silk is an ancient astronomy silk manuscript compiled by Chinese astronomers of the Western Han Dynasty ( BC – 9 AD) and found in the Mawangdui of Changsha, Hunan, China in It lists 29 comets (referred to as 彗星, huì xīng. The Secrets of Silk by Allison Hobbs had me hooked from the start. The author did a great job with giving the reader a story that kept me reading and wanting to know what would happen next. The main character Silk was something else and that's putting it lightly. She wrecked havoc on some of the people's lives and did not care/5(25).


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