Attacus atlas (L.)
Description: Fabric of 100% fagara silk (Attacus atlas) from Yogyakarta, Java. Hand-woven using natural colored, spun yarn. Purchased in August 2008 from Yarsilk Gallery (Yogyakarta) by mail order by Richard S. Peigler. The different shades of brown and tan are from cocoons reared on different host plants.
Production Location: Yogyakarta, Java
Peigler, R. S. 1989. A Revision of the Indo-Australian genus Attacus. Lepidoptera
Research Foundation, Beverly Hills, California. xi 167 pp.