cocoons, pupae, and wild silk products
(Lepidoptera: Saturniidae / Brahmaeidae)


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Various items collected from wild silk mills in Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia
Yarns of Samia ricini (JONES, 1791), Attacus atlas (LINNAEUS, 1758), and Cricula trifenestrata (HELFER, 1837) are hand-spun.
Raw silk of Samia ricini, Cricula trifenestrata and Attacus atlas.
Wooden yewelery box covered with cocoons of Cricula trifenestrata.
Cocoons of Samia ricini, Cricula trifenestrata and Attacus atlas.
Donation (except yarn bundles) from Jamtra Silk, Yogyakarta, Java, Indonesia in 2019.
Business card case of tensan silk Antheraea yamamai and mulberry silk (Bombyx mori) from Japan / donation from Prof. Dr. R. S. Peigler (San Antonio, Texas).
A gogona (wind instrument) and bamboo case from Assam / donation from Prof. Dr. R. S. Peigler (San Antonio, Texas).


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Ankle rattle containing cocoons of Argema mimosae (BOISDUVAL, 1847) used for ceremonial dances, rattle made by the Zulu tribe.
donation from Prof. Dr. Richard S. Peigler (San Antonio, Texas).


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