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What is "Surah" - Definition & Explanation

A light weight, lustrous twill weave constructed fabric with a silk-like hand. Surah is the fabric of ties, dresses, and furnishings. It is available in silk, polyester, and rayon.
A soft twill fabric of silk or synthetic filament fiber. Used for scarves, ties, blouses.
A light weight, lustrous twill weave constructed fabric with a silk-like hand. Surah is the fabric of ties, dresses, and furnishings. It is available in silk, polyester, and rayon. A silk, rayon, or synthetic fiber woven in a twill (2 up and 2 down) that is soft and flexible, lightweight and lustrous. It has a noticeable twill on the fabric and wrinkles easily. Underlining can help to prevent wrinkling, as well as to prevent slipping at the seams. Some have a tendency to water spot. It is very similar to "foulard", but heavier.

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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