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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

Some more terms:

A lightweight or heavy open-construction fabric made byknotting ortwistingyarns together, thereby forminggeometric patterns such assquares orhexagons.Ranges in weight from very sheer to very heavy...
An unintentional fold in a fabric that may be introduced at some stage in processing and that is not readily removed by those means normally available to a garment maker, e.g. steam pressing. (See...
Turns inserted in opposite directions and in equal numbers in adjacent elements of yarn, silver (q.v.) or similar aggregations of fibres or filaments, and that are characterised by their temporary...
The tendency of a yarn to become fuller-looking when wetted and dried under certain conditions. In practice, the overall yarn diameter increases slightly-resulting in a "halo effect" or softer...
Recycled or remanufactured wool which is of inferior quality compared to the original wool. Historically generated from loosely woven materials. Benjamin Law invented shoddy and mungo, as such, in...

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