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A Survey of Silk

Instructor:
Dominique de la Chapelle

University Session UA100 - 2/2/2019 Course # 203
Time 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Fee
Length 1 hr Credits 1
Attendees 8/∞ Room 508
Course Category AS: Arts & Sciences

Description
A survey of the migration of silk from the Far East to Europe including fabric trade and silk worm smuggling. A discussion of the myth and truth of women's involvement in silk manufacture. A review of the influence of Middle Eastern and Asian cultures on European silk textiles. A review of fabric types with descriptions and images. Q&A. Ages: 10+

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