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Assamese Muga Silk Sarees source: http://www.rediff.com/business/slide-show/slide-show-1-what-makes-assams-muga-silk-as-expensive-as-gold/20111123.htm

Eri Silk or Ryndia Silk, traditionally woven in many parts of North-east India is also known as ‘ahimsa’ silk. It’s a non-violent process of extracting the worm from the cocoon without killing it and therefore the tag ‘ahimsa’. The eri process is also an organic one, in that, only natural dyes are used. Yourstory.com

Salmon pink silk velvet. Silk and velvet in one fabric! Evening dress, ca. 1928-30. Salmon pink silk velvet with round neckline, rhinestone bead work at dropped waist and on left shoulder flower, three rows of ruffles attached to under-dress, shoulder smocking. Goldstein Museum of Design, Univ. of Minnesota