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Fri, 09 Nov 2018 15:00:05 +0000
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silk
silk making
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<img width="640" height="992" src="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cover-silk-700x1085.jpg" class="attachment-large size-large wp-post-image" alt="Image features book cover of Silk Dyeing, printing and finishing by George H Hurst. Please scroll down to read the blog post about this object." style="display: block; margin-bottom: 5px; clear:both;max-width: 100%;" srcset="https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cover-silk-700x1085.jpg 700w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cover-silk-194x300.jpg 194w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cover-silk-152x235.jpg 152w, https://uh8yh30l48rpize52xh0q1o6i-wpengine.netdna-ssl.com/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cover-silk-e1540244475643.jpg 500w" sizes="(max-width: 640px) 100vw, 640px" data-attachment-id="31706" data-permalink="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/2018/11/09/technological-handbooks/cover-silk/" data-orig-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cover-silk-e1540244475643.jpg" data-orig-size="500,775" data-comments-opened="1" data-image-meta="{&quot;aperture&quot;:&quot;1.7&quot;,&quot;credit&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;camera&quot;:&quot;SM-G930V&quot;,&quot;caption&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;created_timestamp&quot;:&quot;1539950734&quot;,&quot;copyright&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;focal_length&quot;:&quot;4.2&quot;,&quot;iso&quot;:&quot;400&quot;,&quot;shutter_speed&quot;:&quot;0.1&quot;,&quot;title&quot;:&quot;&quot;,&quot;orientation&quot;:&quot;1&quot;}" data-image-title="cover silk" data-image-description="&lt;p&gt;Book Cover&lt;/p&gt;" data-medium-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cover-silk-194x300.jpg" data-large-file="https://www.cooperhewitt.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/10/cover-silk-700x1085.jpg" />The museum as “practical working laboratory” that sisters Sarah and Eleanor Hewitt envisioned for the study of the decorative arts, could not have been realized without the extensive collection of books and supporting materials found in the library at the Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art. Numerous books about process, such as the...
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