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What is "Reeled Silk" - Definition & Explanation
Last Updated on: 03-May-2023 (11 months, 12 days ago)
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Reeled Silk
Silk yarns with only a slight twist, created by winding the filament directly from the cocoons.
Reeled Silk
Long, smooth silk fibers from unbroken cocoons; the finest grade of silk.

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