Silk Manufacture

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Connected Sites

Bursa and Cumalikizik: Bursa became a centre of silk manufacture because of its location at the western end of the Silk road. The Koza Khan ( = Cocoon Khan) was where cocoons were traded, See
Causses and CĂ©vennes: mulberry cultivation
Diyarbakir Fortress and Hevsel Gardens: In the Ottoman Period the Hevsel Gardens were covered entirely in Mulberry trees" (Diyarbakir Province is still a producer of silk)
Lyon: Lyonais silk workshops, the canuts in Croix-Rousse
Mystras: The silk industry (silk worm culture) was the manufacturing and trading city's only resource. (AB ev)
Royal Palace at Caserta: San Leucio Silk Factory of 1778
Shirakawa-go and Gokayama: The inhabitants "subsisted on the cultivation of mulberry trees and the rearing of silkworms" (AB ev)
Yazd: majority of the inhabitants were engaged in silk and cotton production


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