Donna's Writings

01/28/2012

Spider silk woven

Spider silk woven. Check out the cape. Looks like this was featured on the PBS show Nova recently. Have not watched that episode yet.

“A spectacular and extremely rare textile, woven from golden-colored silk thread produced by more than one million spiders in Madagascar.”

More here: http://funandfancyknittingstitches.blogspot.com/2011/01/spider-silk-tapestry.html

Great photos of the cape here: http://news.bbc.co.uk/today/hi/today/newsid_9674000/9674949.stm

 

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