A model wears a cape made from the silk produced by more than a million Madagascar Golden Orb spiders. The piece took eight years to create and uses fabric not woven in more than a century. The garment is on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London until 5 June.
Source: The Guadian
Photograph: David Levene
I feel a little disquiet over this, even though I’m no fan of ight-legged, air-breathing Arthropods, and even though probably none were killed in the making of the garment. Strange.