Tuesday, September 4, 2007

The silk industry

This is another Artisans d'Angkor workshop, teaching silk production, dyeing, weaving and finishing. Here's a basket of silkworms, feasting on mulberry leaves

Fattening up into chrysallises

The silk being spun off the larval cases

Natural dyestuffs
The finished dyed silk, hung to dry in skeins

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