Definition of Honan

Fiber: Silk, also from man-made synthetics.

Weave: Plain

Characteristics: The best grade of wild silk. Very similar to "pongee" but finer. Made from wild silkworms raised in the Honan area of China. The only wild type that gives even dyeing results. Do not fit too tightly.

Uses: Dresses, ensembles, blouses, lingerie.

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