Tussah silk

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Tus´sah silk`

1.A silk cloth made from the cocoons of a caterpillar other than the common silkworm, much used in Bengal and China.
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Preparation and characterization of biomimetic tussah silk fibroin/chitosan composite nanofibers.
The reversible duvet presents soft Tussah silk that has a subtle but beautiful sheen, while linen burlap adds a flair of texture through the dust skirt and decorative pillows.
Credited for crafting soaps made with 45-percent olive oil and Tussah Silk (an ingredient sourced from the wild that gives the soap a silky slip), Soak bars are as decorative as they are effective.