History of Chinese silk – emroidered tiger, dragon and phoenix design

  The origins of silk weaving and production are shrouded in mystery and legend. The practice undoubtably originated in China sometime before the middle of the 3rd millenium bc. It is said that Lei Zu, wife of Yellow Emporer Huang Di, discovered and proceeded to teach the practice of raising and extracting silk from silkworm cocoons. This [...]

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