The Art of Making Silk

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Language(s): British English

Level(s): Low-intermediate (US), B1

Authors : Rob Waring; National Geographic

9781424021772

24 Pages  Paperback 

1st Edition

©2008, Published

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Overview

There is a silk factory in Florence, Italy, where workers use ancient machines to create beautiful silk cloth. Other factories have modernized and use newer machines but the workers here continue to weave silk from machines that are centuries old. How is this silk made? What makes it special?

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