Encyclopedic Dictionary of Polymers

2011 Edition
| Editors: Jan W. Gooch

Weighted Silk

  • Jan W. Gooch
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-1-4419-6247-8_12770

Silk that has been treated with metallic salts during dyeing and finishing to increase the fabric's weight and improve its drape. Over-weighting can cause deterioration of the fabric.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jan W. Gooch
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  1. 1.AtlantaUSA