Suzhou, famous for its rich silk, is reputated as "the Hometown of Silk". It has a history of about more than 1,000 years. From the Tang Dynasty, silk is considered to be articles of tribute. In Suzhou Silk Museum, you can see how the silk is processed from a silkworm. The cheong-sam(Qi Pao in Chinese) is famous throughout the world due to its soft material, colored and elegant design.
Silkworms are eating mulberry leaves and producing silk.
The silkworms grow to be moths.
Silkworms spin cocoons.
silk produced from cocoons
A worker is processing silk from cocoons.
A guest is experiencing how the silk is processed.
A worker is processing silk skillfully.
The silk becomes bigger through several steps.
Workers are cleaning up the silk to prepare for the next step.
The grils who wear Qi Pao made of silk look elegant and noble.
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