New cape on display at the V&A Museum in London entirely created from the silk of eight-legged arachnids.

“The geeks love this,” says Nicholas Godley, smiling broadly. Before us lies a sumptuous silk cape, its natural colour – saffron tinted with watered pink – giving it an unearthly quality. It is an attractive piece of couture, but it is also superhero garb: for this cape was created by spiders. Guardian

 

 

 

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