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Copies of various articles written by, or collected by, donor on the topic of wild silk. Includes personal communication and reprints of 3 articles by Peigler:
"Wild silks of the world"
"Non-sericultural uses of moth cocoons in diverse cultures"
"Diverse evidence that Antheraea pernyi (Lepidoptera saturnidae) is entirely of sericultural origin".
Also, an article reproduced from Piecework magazine, "Missionary embroidery in China" by Sigrid Reddy Watson, and an article by Sir George Watt, "The commercial products of India".