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Weaving looms need constant attention to produce luxurious silk fabrics

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Silk fabrics are manufactured in a variety of colors and patterns. Some looms are electric, but others are people-powered, like these treadle looms

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A display of the various steps in the process of silk manufacturing

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Silkworms destined to produce the precious filament for fabrics are provided with special baskets in which to spin their cocoons

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This woman invited us into her home and shop to see the silk fabrics created in her family business

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