A Cape of Spider Silk

The Victoria and Albert Museum is currently showcasing the world’s largest piece of cloth made from spider silk. That is right, spider web was harvested from golden orb spiders spun and woven into a brocaded shawl.
The website also features this short short film that reveals the  3 year process. Curious to learn more? There is  more information and a full transcript of the video on the V & A page.

Simon Peers and Nicholas Godley discuss Golden Spider Silk from Victoria and Albert Museum

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One Response to A Cape of Spider Silk

  1. TeriK says:

    This was excellent! My mind can't begin to comprehend the hours and hours that went into the creation of this cape!

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