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a fabric made from the fine threads produced by certain insect larvae

animal fibers produced by silkworms and other larvae that spin cocoons and by most spiders

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[21] Freddi, G., Monti, P., Nagura, M., Gotoh, Y., Tsukada, M., 1997, "Structure and molecular conformation of tussah silk fibroin films: Effect of heat treatment," J.
She said high end fabric trends for men and women, are moving towards using the most expensive raw materials including staples such as cashmere, alpaca, finest silk, Giza 45 or Pima cotton; branded superfine wools such as Escorial, luxurious Cervelt, plus green fabrics such as organic linen and tussah silk.
Snuggle up with a soft tussah silk, cotton and bamboo throw and sip the magnificence of sustainability in your own family room.
said Wednesday it will disband in February its money-losing subsidiary based in Dalian, China, which has been making clothing including tussah silk wear for women.
Fibers were also tested from cocoons of the silkworms Bombyx mori and Antheraea pernyi (Tussah silk), grown at the Silk Museum of Meliskerke (The Netherlands).