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Definition of Rajah


US English version

Fibre: Silk, rayon.

Weave: Plain - warp yarn is 4 thread organised - filling is heavier.

Characteristics: Made from a tussah silk or certain silk wastes. It belongs to the pongee family of silks. Made from irregular yarns, so has slubs and irregularities but thicker than shantung. it is rather compact and strong. Has a pebble-like feel and appearance. Comes in all colours as well as natural ecru shades, but often warp and filling are different colours (iridescent effect).



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Definition of Rajah


UK English version

Fiber: Silk, rayon.

Weave: Plain - warp yarn is 4 thread organized - filling is heavier.

Characteristics: Made from a tussah silk or certain silk wastes. It belongs to the pongee family of silks. Made from irregular yarns, so has slubs and irregularities but thicker than shantung. it is rather compact and strong. Has a pebble-like feel and appearance. Comes in all colors as well as natural ecru shades, but often warp and filling are different colors (iridescent effect).



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