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'Enchanting' spider silk cloth

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Silk spinning spider

The largest pieces of cloth in the world created from the silk extracted from spiders is go on display at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

An elaborately embroidered cape and a 4m long scarf have both been spun from the silk of more than a million spiders.

Arts Correspondent Rebecca Jones has been to the V&A to meet the "spidermen" behind the project.


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