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2008-07-23 09:00:57

By KRISTEN BROWNING-BLAS By Kristen Browning-Blas The Denver Post 'There is no away." The title (or maybe it was a subtitle) of a book from a class my mom took on "ecology" in the '70s has stayed with me all these years. I'm already green - with nausea - at the endless stream of "ecofriendly" labels on everything from champagne to sponges. In the past five years, new products claiming to be environmentally friendly soared from five to 328. So much of this "green-washing" wave is just...

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  • A rich embroidered or brocaded silk fabric woven originally with a warp of gold thread.
'Baudekin' seems to be an alternative form of 'baldachin,' from the Italian 'Baldacco,' Baghdad, the city where the material was made.