Definition of Mousseline de_Soie

Fibre: Silk.

Weave: Plain.

Characteristics: It is silk muslin. Sheer, open, and lightweight. It is something like chiffon but with a crisp finish produced by sizing. It does not wear well and it does not launder.

Uses: Evening wear, and bridal wear. Trimmings. Also used in millinery as a backing.

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