she who keeps this diary

08 May 2004 - 2:50 PM

I'm not usually this much a sheep ... baa!

Courtesy of Thjora and the Moustache:

1. Grab the nearest book.

2. Open the book to page 23.

3. Find the fifth sentence (not line, sentence).

4. Post the text of the sentence in your journal along with these instructions.

'From the earliest Arabic descriptions available, the siklatun was indisputably a silk: a rich, heavy damask silk, usually ornately brocaded and often embroidered in gold.'

John H. Munro, 'The Medieval Scarlet and the Economics of Sartorial Splendour' in Cloth and Clothing in the Middle Ages: Essays in Memory of Professor E.M. Carus-Wilson. Edited by N.B. Harte and K.G. Ponting. Pasold Studies in Textile History 2. London: Heinemann Educational Books, 1983.

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