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What is "Raw Silk" - Definition & Explanation

Reeled silk directly from cocoon with slight twist.
Continuous Filaments Or Strands Containing No Twist, Drawn Off Or Reeled From Silk Cocoons.
Silk in its natural state with serecin intact. Silk can be degummed in an alkaline solution. Raw silk is the strongest type of silk.
The Untreated silk as reeled from a cocoon or the Fabric or yarn made from untreated silk.

Some other terms

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Comes in various forms. May be of cotton, wool. silk,rayon or other manmade fiber. Usually plain weave,sometimes leno-weave, occasionallyknitted. Sheer,lightweight. Cotton gauze sometimesused...

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