Suzhou Silk Factory — Silk.
Cacoons of the silkworm Mulberry and white moths. Suzhou Silk Factory Baskets of cocoons
Silk Cocoons in Hand - Yodgorlik (Souvenir) Silk Factory - Margilon - Uzbekistan
The Great Silk Road.
Garden behind Pan Men in Suzhou, China.
Silk worm cocoons about to be unspun - Silk cloth is lightweight, but warm in cool weather. Real silk is comfortable in hot weather, because it absorbs moisture without feeling wet.
REELING SILK FROM THE RAW COCOONS -- An Independant Country Girl Avoids Working in the Silk Mills by Okinawa Soba, via Flickr, ca 1915-23
Turpan, China -one of several stops along the Silk Road.
Feeding Silk Worms Handcolored japanese albumen print. Ca 1900. Unidentified photographer.