Indian Tussah

Indian Tussah Fabric is a hand woven silk fabric. It is very strong and made from wild silkworms. When left un-dyed, as it often is, it is a pale brown colour. It is made from the best quality of silk possible, yet still has the same characteristically uneven surface that all wild silks have. It is a fairly heavyweight silk fabric, and is used in suiting and other garments.

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Written by Kelly Mitchell

Kelly Mitchell, extremely competent and reliable, she is currently in her third year at the University of Lincoln UK, studying Fashion. Kelly is responsible for the Fabrics, Fibers and Leathers sections of our Dictionary

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