End users of silk fabric:

Apparel: luxury items, wedding dresses, evening gowns, blouses, scarves, neckties

Interiors: pillows, wall hangings, draperies, upholstery


      A fine lustrous fiber composed mainly of fibroin and produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons, especially the strong, elastic, fibrous secretion of silkworms used to make thread and fabric.

      Thread or fabric made from this fiber.

      A garment made from this fabric.

      Silks The brightly colored identifying garments of a jockey or harness driver.

      A silky filamentous material, such as the webbing spun by certain spiders or the styles forming a tuft on an ear of corn.


1.      Textile and Clothing Web

2.      Abrar Ahmed Apu, Asst. prof. Daffodil International University

3.      Samiha Sultana, Senior Lecturer, Daffodil International University

4.      Mh-chine.com

5.      Wikipedia

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1.      Qrbiz.com

This article was originally published in Textile learner blog run by Mazharul Islam Kiron.