But give 13-year-old tussah Heera credit: How would you do on national television if you were asked to spell “herniorrhaphy”?
Bengal has furnished the tussah moth, which lives in India on the oak and a variety of other trees.
The silk produced by the wild worms of China and India is called “tussah” (or “tussur”).
Over this is placed one braid of tussah silk and an outer braid of cotton.
The China silk was dissolved by this reagent; tussah silk and the lustra-celluloses entirely resisted its action.