Some articles on silk, white silk:
... A black stuff or silk hood fully lined with white silk ... three inches and edged outside with three-eighths of an inch of faculty silk ... non-members were not entitled to a lining of white silk, instead they only had a facing of the faculty silk ...
Famous quotes containing the words silk and/or white:
“Come, let me sing into your ear;
Those dancing days are gone,
All that silk and satin gear;
Crouch upon a stone,
Wrapping that foul body up
In as foul a rag....”
—William Butler Yeats (18651939)
“Come see the north winds masonry.
Out of an unseen quarry evermore
Furnished with tile, the fierce artificer
Curves his white bastions with projected roof”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)