Microscopic view of taffeta and silk
- Part of Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon
Engravings from Schem. 3 of the first edition of Robert Hooke's seminal volume, Micrographia : or, Some physiological descriptions of minute bodies made by magnifying glasses. With observations and inquiries thereupon. Figure 1 depicts fine waled silk, or taffety [taffeta]. Figure 2 depicts watered silks, or stuffs.
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Hooke, Robert. “Microscopic View of Taffeta and Silk.” In Micrographia : or, Some Physiological Descriptions of Minute Bodies Made by Magnifying Glasses. With Observations and Inquiries Thereupon. London, England: J. Martyn, 1665. https://digital.sciencehistory.org/works/nc580n69w.
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