Posts tagged Lost Arts
#TuesdayTrivia: The Lost Art of Horsehair

Necessity is the Mother of Invention The story is nearly as old as time itself.  Country wants to limit the dependence on goods from another country.  Country tasks "the people" with a solution.  Country ends up with a product that ends up being just as great if not better than the original.  In this case, that country was the long since defunct 18th Century state of Prussia.  And that product?  Silk. French silk to be exact.

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