The House of Hoi An Traditional Handicrafts is a
silk shop with a first-floor 17th - century silk loom and a working,
machine-powered cotton one. Upstairs, there are trays of silkworms
feeding, then a rack of worms incubating, and then a tub of hot water
where the pupae's downy covering is rinsed off and then pulled, strand
by strand, onto a large skein. They have a great selection of silks,
both fine and raw...