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My morning, so far, was spent procastinating.
Jacquie Tajah Murdock spent most of her life as a dancer at the Apollo Theater in New York. Despite wanting to be a model, this dream never was fulfilled.
first image 'golden spider silk cape' by nicholas godley and simon peers © V&A images all images courtesy of the victoria & albert museum the victoria & albert museum (V&A) in london presents a showcase of the world's largest piece of cloth made from spider silk. created by godley & peers (simon peers, textile artist and nicholas godley, entrepreneur) the golden cape took eight years to develop, using the silk of more than one million female golden orb-weaver spiders that were collected in the highlands of madagascar. each morning the spiders were removed from their webs, whereby the threads they produced were then extracted by hand. once this 20 minute process was complete, the eight-legged creatures were then returned to nature. approximately 1.5 kg of the resulting silk was used to produce the work.