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2009-09-01 03:55:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire/ -- The Social Capital Markets Conference, a landmark gathering of top business and government leaders creating market-based solutions for social impact, begins today at San Francisco's Fort Mason Center. The sold-out conference brings together more than 830 social innovators from 32 countries to chart a new course for the global economy. "Over the next three days, some of the brightest minds in business and government will convene at SOCAP09 to...


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baudekin
  • 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.
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