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Is that scratchy rug atop her head really meant to be Kate's famously silken locks?Kate's First Official Portrait: Will Artist be Sent To Tower for Hideous Picture?|Tom Sykes|January 11, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One is the “silken cord” solution favored by Ottoman sultans.
Strange to say, the silken cord yielded to the first pull, as if nothing had been wrong with it at all!The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
Between the green and gold folds of his silken handkerchief his gentle brown eyes always regarded her.Bella Donna|Robert Hichens
"You spoke of disgrace," she observed gently, swaying her fan before her by its silken cord.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
Frivolity enveloped the company as with a silken veil, and yet everything moved as politely and as sedately as a minuet.Skipper Worse|Alexander Lange Kielland
The little shoe, whose silken laces had become loose in walking, lay in the road covered-with dust.Honey-Bee|Anatole France