One is the “silken cord” solution favored by Ottoman sultans.
This silken sheet with gold fringe is imperative for all communications to the queen.
Then she loosed a pen-knife with a blade as thin as paper from her silken girdle.
She writes and plays the koto well, besides being clever at her needle, and can skilfully sew crpe and silken robes.
An arm, clothed in some silken material, encircled his throat.
She glided out from among the may-apples and the long, silken grass, to charm his horse with her hand.
An' yet thar's once at least when Red Dog shows it's got its silken side.
Moderation is the silken string running through 25 the pearl chain of all virtues.
The room, the furnishings, his silken robe, everything was strange.
No Occidental at that period had as yet divined the iron core underlying the silken courtesy of the Japanese character.