Shiny Threads

Some articles on shiny threads:

Ethiopian Society - Clothing
... Sometimes shiny threads are woven into the fabric for an elegant effect ... the upper ends of the shawl about their shoulders reproducing a cross (meskelya), with the shiny threads appearing at the edge ... funerals, the shawl is worn so the shiny threads appear at the bottom (madegdeg) ...

Famous quotes containing the words threads and/or shiny:

    All is waste and worthless, till
    Arrives the selecting will,
    And, out of slime and chaos, Wit
    Draws the threads of fair and fit.
    Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803–1882)

    When a daughter tries suicide
    and the chimney falls down like a drunk
    and the dog chews her tail off
    and the kitchen blows up its shiny kettle
    and the vacuum cleaner swallows its bag
    and the toilet washes itself in tears ...
    Anne Sexton (1928–1974)