A plain woven wild silk from Antung, in China, made from de-gummed tussar  fibres, which produces a strong, subtly slubbed fabric with a very fine and soft texture. It is sometimes mixed with cotton or synthetic fibres. It is naturally a warm beige, is attractive in its own right, it also takes dye well; it is typically used for clothing, for silk painting and for home accessories such as cushions and lampshade covers and linings.


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