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  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release : 10 December 2008
  • ISBN : 9780307490957
  • Page : 144 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 1 voters

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The year is 1861. Hervé Joncour is a French merchant of silkworms, who combs the known world for their gemlike eggs. Then circumstances compel him to travel farther, beyond the edge of the known, to a country legendary for the quality of its silk and its hostility to foreigners: Japan.There Joncour meets a woman. They do not touch; they do not even speak. And he cannot read the note she sends him until he has returned to his own country. But in the moment he does, Joncour is possessed.

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Silk (Movie Tie-in Edition)

Silk (Movie Tie-in Edition)
  • Author : Alessandro Baricco
  • Publisher : Vintage
  • Release Date : 2008-12-10
  • ISBN : 9780307490957
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The year is 1861. Hervé Joncour is a French merchant of silkworms, who combs the known world for their gemlike eggs. Then circumstances compel him to travel farther, beyond the edge of the known, to a country legendary for the quality of its silk and its hostility to foreigners: Japan.There Joncour meets a woman. They do not touch; they do not even speak. And he cannot read the note she sends him until he has returned to his own country.

Silk Painting

Silk Painting
  • Author : Jill Kennedy,Jane Varrall
  • Publisher : Courier Corporation
  • Release Date : 1994-01-01
  • ISBN : 048627909X
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Profusely illustrated guide shows how to paint, print, stencil, and draw striking designs and exciting textures on luxurious fabric. Complete instructions, references. 93 color illustrations.

American Silk, 1830-1930

American Silk, 1830-1930
  • Author : Jacqueline Field,Marjorie Senechal,Madelyn Shaw
  • Publisher : Texas Tech University Press
  • Release Date : 2007
  • ISBN : 0896725898
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"Traces the American silk industry, once the world's largest, through case studies of the Nonotuck (Northampton, Massachusetts), Haskell (Westbrook, Maine), and Mallinson (New York and Pennsylvania) silk companies. Examines entrepreneurs as well as history of technology and products from sewing-machine thread to mass-produced plain and high-fashion silks"--Provided by publisher.

Silk and Empire

Silk and Empire
  • Author : Brenda M. King
  • Publisher : Manchester University Press
  • Release Date : 2005-09-03
  • ISBN : 0719067006
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King challenges the notion that Britain always exploited its empire. She presents a new picture of the trade, where the strong links between Indian designs, the English silk industry and prominent members of the English arts and crafts movement led to the production of beautiful and luxurious textiles.

Silk

Silk
  • Author : Caitlin R. Kiernan
  • Publisher : Penguin
  • Release Date : 1998-06-01
  • ISBN : 9781101212394
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To the residents of her small southern city, second-hand store owner Spyder Baxter is crazy. But her friends and followers know better. Something lives within Spder's brain. Something powerful. Something wonderful. Something dangerous. Pray it never escapes.

Essays on American Silk

Essays on American Silk
  • Author : John D'Homergue,Peter Stephen Du Ponceau
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1830
  • ISBN : HARVARD:HNHVYV
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Silk Knits

Silk Knits
  • Author : Elaine Eskesen
  • Publisher : Martingale
  • Release Date : 2006-11-01
  • ISBN : 9781604685084
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Luxurious, sumptuous, soft, and supple--indulge in the amazing textures and colors of silk and silk-blend yarns. Learn the ins and outs of knitting with these versatile fibers; then knit 20 projects that range from romantic elegance to chunky chic. Even confident beginners can knit these gorgeous designs! Spoil yourself with silk.

The Silk Industry of Renaissance Venice

The Silk Industry of Renaissance Venice
  • Author : Luca Molà
  • Publisher : JHU Press
  • Release Date : 2003-04-01
  • ISBN : 9780801876554
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His findings contribute in an important way to the ongoing scholarly assessment of Venice's place in the economy of the Renaissance and the Mediterranean world.

Silk, the Thread that Tied the World

Silk, the Thread that Tied the World
  • Author : Anthony Burton
  • Publisher : Pen and Sword History
  • Release Date : 2022-01-30
  • ISBN : 9781526780959
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Over a thousand years ago the Chinese discovered that the slender filaments that formed the cocoon of the silk moth, could be woven into beautiful shimmering fabrics. For centuries they were able to keep the process a secret, but eventually started to trade the valuable cloth with the west, along the silk road. Silk was a luxury item that bestowed prestige, so it was inevitable that the wealthy wanted there silks to be as elaborate as possible, beautiful designs were

Journal of the American Silk Society, and Rural Economist

Journal of the American Silk Society, and Rural Economist
  • Author : American Silk Society
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1839
  • ISBN : CORNELL:31924056347580
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A Practical Treatise on the Culture of Silk

A Practical Treatise on the Culture of Silk
  • Author : F. G. Comstock
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1836
  • ISBN : BL:A0020389158
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The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances

The History of Silk, Cotton, Linen, Wool, and Other Fibrous Substances
  • Author : Clinton G. Gilroy
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1845
  • ISBN : HARVARD:32044019641083
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Proceedings of the National Convention of Farmers, Gardeners and Silk Culturists

Proceedings of the National Convention of Farmers, Gardeners and Silk Culturists
  • Author : Anonim
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1846
  • ISBN : WISC:89052500485
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The Silk Road: Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran

The Silk Road: Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran
  • Author : Jonathan Tucker
  • Publisher : Bloomsbury Publishing
  • Release Date : 2015-03-12
  • ISBN : 9780857739261
GET THIS BOOKThe Silk Road: Central Asia, Afghanistan and Iran

Stretching from the ancient Chinese capital of Xian across the expanses of Central Asia to Rome, the Silk Road was, for 1,500 years, a vibrant network of arteries that carried the lifeblood of nations across the world. Along a multitude of routes everything was exchanged: exotic goods, art, knowledge, religion, philosophy, disease and war. From the East came silk, precious stones, tea, jade, paper, porcelain, spices and cotton; from the West, horses, weapons, wool and linen, aromatics, entertainers and exotic animals.

Annual Report of the National Federation of Textiles

Annual Report of the National Federation of Textiles
  • Author : National Federation of Textiles,Silk Association of America
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Release Date : 1922
  • ISBN : UIUC:30112106966473
GET THIS BOOKAnnual Report of the National Federation of Textiles