What are silks?

  • (noun): The brightly colored garments of a jockey; emblematic of the stable.

Some articles on silk, silks:

Islamic Art - Other Applied Arts
... Despite Hadithic sayings against the wearing of silk, the Byzantine and Sassanian traditions of grand figured silk woven cloth continued under Islam ... The majority of early silks have been recovered from tombs, and in Europe reliquaries, where the relics were often wrapped in silk ... European clergy and nobility were keen buyers of Islamic silk from an early date and, for example, the body of an early bishop of Toul in France was wrapped in a silk ...
Chinmayi - Career - Singing - Jingles and Advertisements
... The list of Jingles in which she has sung The Chennai Silks (Vivaha Pattu) – Pattu Katti Maa Advertisemen – Anbukku Kalyan Jewellers – Humming Toyota Etios Theme Song – Pehli Baar Prince ...
Mattie Silks - Life in Denver
... Silks is described as being a very good looking woman, with spirit and a competitive nature ... Both missed their targets, but Silks' bullet did strike a bystander, none other than Thomson, injuring him slightly ... Jennie Rogers died in 1909, after which Silks purchased the House of Mirrors for $14,000 ...
Aerial Silk - Tricks
... Wraps are static poses where aerialists wrap the silks around one or more parts of their body ... Foot locks are a sub-category of wraps where the silks are wrapped around one or both feet ... In a drop, performers wrap themselves up high on the silks before falling to a lower position ...
Anna Maria Garthwaite - Life and Work
... They relocated to a house in Princes Street (now Princelet Street) in the silk-weaving district of Spitalfields east of the City of London in 1728, and Anna Maria created over 1000 designs for woven silks ... with the mid-18th century fashion for flowered woven silks in the Roccoco style, with its new emphasis on asymmetrical structures and sinuous C- and S-curves ... She adapted the points rentrés technique developed by the French silk designer Jean Revel in the 1730s for representing near-three-dimensional floral patterns through ...

Famous quotes containing the word silks:

    My silks and fine array,
    My smiles and languish’d air,
    By Love are driv’n away;
    And mournful lean Despair
    Brings me yew to deck my grave:
    Such end true lovers have.
    William Blake (1757–1827)