White Silk

Some articles on silk, white silk:

Academic Dress Of The University Of London - Hoods - Bachelors
... A black stuff or silk hood fully lined with white silk ... for three inches and edged outside with three-eighths of an inch of faculty silk ... Before the abolishment of Convocation, non-members were not entitled to a lining of white silk, instead they only had a facing of the faculty silk ...

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