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Fiber Characteristics

SILK

Natural Fiber - animal fiber created by the silk worm

CHARACTERISTICS:

  • Soft or crisp hand
  • Luxurious
  • Drapes and tailors well
  • Thinnest of all natural fibers
  • Dyes and prints well
  • Hand-washable or dry-cleanable
  • Little problem with static, no pilling problem
  • Only fair abrasion resistance
  • Poor resistance to prolonged exposure to sunlight

 

MAJOR END USES:

  • Apparel - dresses, blouses, skirts, jackets, pants, pants, scarves, ties.
  • Home Fashion - curtains, draperies, upholstery.

 

 

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MANHATTAN PORTAGE PRALL BACKPACK
Made out of lightweight and durable CORDURA® Lite fabric, this unique bag can be worn over the shoulder that includes a strap clasp to eliminate extra straps from hanging. It also features reflective tape that will definitely make you stand out in a crowd. Unique one strap backpack design featuring both drawstring and buckle closure 3M™ reflective strip for extra visibility.
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