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 ... be faced inside 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 ...

Famous quotes containing the words silk and/or white:

    ‘Tis not your inky brows, your black silk hair,
    Your bugle eyeballs, nor your cheek of cream
    That can entame my spirits to your worship.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    The next forenoon we went to Oldtown.... The Indian is said to cultivate the vices rather than the virtues of the white man. Yet this village was cleaner than I expected, far cleaner than such Irish villages as I have seen.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)