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Golden Spider Silk

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This display will showcase the world’s largest pieces of cloth made from spider silk. It will include a brocaded shawl made from the silk of more than one million female golden orb-weaver spiders collected in the highlands of Madagascar, as well as a cape on public display for the first time. The display will also feature background material and a short film revealing the process.


Room 17a

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V&A (Victoria and Albert Museum)
South Kensington, Cromwell Road, London SW7 2RL

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