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silk

a name for the gown worn by Queen's (or King's) Counsel (see BARRISTER), hence to take silk, to become such a counsel.
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Silk fabrics from south India were exported to Indonesia in the 13th century.
For the new line the team drew on their shared passion for art block-print vintage floral patterns and chinoiserie to compose prints and embroideries employing new methods to recreate old world craftsmanship on luxuriant woollen and silk fabrics custom made for the winter season.
The event will present school of Bukhara miniatures and Gijduvan ceramics, coining and needlework, production of silk fabrics, carpets and jewelry.
opt for trackpants in satin or silk fabrics, even pinstripe, for day, and make sure they're cuffed at the hems.
Like varsity jackets, opt for trackpants in satin or silk fabrics, even pinstripe, for day, and make sure they're cuffed at the hems.
yard each of four 60"-wide coordinating solid silk fabrics * Matching 100% cotton thread * Hand sewing needle
The event showcased Pakistani Textile and Silk Fabrics, Footwear, Hand Knitted Carpets, Embroideries, Imitation Jewellery, Leather Items, Arts and Crafts Items, said press release received here from Singapore.
The Tie Bar offers them in traditional silk fabrics as well as exclusive styles in cotton, linen, corduroy, and wool.
Given the potent bactericidal and sporicidal activity of the chlorinated silk fabrics prepared in this study, silk-Cl materials may find use in a variety of applications," the scientists said.
Degumming of Murshidabad Silk Fabrics With Alkalies", Indian Journal of Fibre Textile Research, 15: 173-9.
Among the unique items being offered are African-crafted folk art, dried flower arrangements, holiday crafts, artwork, American girl doll clothes and hand-crafted children's clothing, scarves, watercolors, pet clothes, silk fabrics, jewelry, toys, soaps and woodcrafts.
We use only the best silk fabrics and handmade laces," explains Tony.