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The Golden Thread

by Kassia St. Clair
# UV3362 Paperback, 351 pages; 2021 (2018)
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From the secrets revealed by 30,000-year-old fibers found in a cave in the republic of Georgia to the amazing technology used in creating twenty-first-century space suits, The Golden Thread proves that the history of textiles is utterly fascinating! Discover the details of wrapping—and unwrapping—Egyptian mummies, learn how Vikings used wool to make their ship sails, meet the inventors questing to create clothing from spiders' silk…and much more. What a dazzling chronicle of human ingenuity! (CH)
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