• Short Summary

    Making silk - the process is shown from the worms eating Mulberry leaves to the finished garments.

  • Description

    Ayot St. Lawrence, Hertfordshire.

    A story about a silk farm. Various shots of two young women feeding the silk worms Mulberry leaves, and sorting through the cocoons of silk. They are washed in a machine, and the girls wind the threads ready for weaving. Lady Hart Dyke, the owner of Lullingstone Silk Farm, inspects spinning machine. One of the girls inspects a skein of silk. We see various shots of finished garments such as robes and ties.

    Cuts exist please see separate record

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    373.03
    Media URN:
    4077
    Group:
    Colour pictorials
    Archive:
    British Pathe
    Issue Date:
    28/07/1966
    Sound:
    Sound
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Colour
    Duration:
    00:02:11:00
    Time in/Out:
    01:28:05:00 / 01:30:16:00
    Canister:
    CP 605

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