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All cloth begins with a twist.
Journalist Kassia St Clair uncovers the fascinating stories of how fabrics have shaped the world we live in.
Read by Francesca Dymond

All cloth begins with a twist.
Journalist Kassia St Clair uncovers the fascinating stories of how fabrics have shaped the world we live in, beginning with the secret power of the linens that wrapped the bodies of Egyptian pharaohs.

Read by Francesca Dymond
Abridged by Laurence Wareing
Producer: Eilidh McCreadie

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