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When wet, cotton is heavier than wool and tends to become brittle and deteriorate. Affairs columns He asked if we could include a tertiary member to our romantic liaisons. The Natural History Museum was fun.

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Made of un-weighted silk, the flag remains supple and despite splits, does not exhibit the brittleness of later flags made of weighted silk. Several qualities of silk make it an exceptionally good fabric for use in flags. The material is light-weight, exceptionally strong, tightly woven and weathers well. Affairs chronicles the search for love in and around Los Angeles. He asked me if he could go to San Francisco with a guy who had the hots for him and agreed to pay his way.

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Cotton stored in hot or moist climates can also experience dry rotting. The weave is extremely tight and consistent. This hand sewn flag remains in an extraordinary state of preservation despite evidence, such as the water marks visible in the image, of being used outdoors. But as time went on, I realized I was continually caught in the crossfire of anger directed at his belittling father and successful sister who made fun of him because he fixed computers for a living.

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