The Story of Silk: From Worm Spit to Woven Scarves (Traveling Photographer)

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Book
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ISBN 10
0763641650 
ISBN 13
9780763641658 
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GBChildren  [ Browse Items ]
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Publication Year
2012 
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Pages
40 
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Description
What does worm spit have to do with the world’s most luxurious fabric? Travel to Thailand for a close-up look at wrigglers, weavers, and wearers of silk.Join author and photographer Richard Sobol as he picks up his camera once more and travels to a small village in Thailand for an in-depth exploration of the story of silk and the labor-intensive process of making it. From nurturing the silkworms to weaving the fabric and photographing the children as they proudly model the finished product, this first-person narrative, illustrated with richly detailed photographs, chronicles the amazing process of creating one of history’s most desired textiles.Back matter includes a glossary and further information. - from Amzon 
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