Spider with mate?

Spider with mate?

Observation - Spider with mate? - Global. Description: This spider has been busy building a web on my garden window for several days. I thought at first it had a piece of fluff attached to its leg, but it never removed it. I now think that it's actually its mate, or what's left of him. Could anyone give more

This spider has been busy building a web on my garden window for several days. I thought at first it had a piece of fluff attached to its leg, but it never removed it. I now think that it's actually its mate, or what's left of him. Could anyone give more information?