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Unraveling Ancient Fashion

News   Aug 28, 2019 | Original story from the American Chemical Society.

 
Unraveling Ancient Fashion

This colorized microscopy image of an 18th century metal thread reveals it is made of a piece of metal wrapped around a silk core; inset shows relative amounts of silver and gold/silver alloy. Credit: Aleksandra Popowich and Edward Vicenzi.

 
 
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