raw silk


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raw silk

n.
1. Untreated silk as reeled from a cocoon.
2. Fabric or yarn made from untreated silk.
3. Silk noil.

raw silk

n
1. (Textiles) untreated silk fibres reeled from the cocoon
2. (Textiles) fabric woven from such fibres

raw′ silk′


n.
reeled silk with its sericin intact.
[1300–50]

raw silk

A type of rough, untreated silk fabric made from the cocoons of silkworms.
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References in classic literature ?
How good was the touch of the raw silk to her flesh
I told him we would sell our cargo and purchase China wares, calicoes, raw silks, tea, wrought silks, &c.
of ARM reeled Indian Bi-Voltine 26/28 Denier Raw Silk t our Unit at Silk Weaving Factory, Mysore
Asia-Pacific is the largest producer of raw silk with the easy availability of raw materials in the region.
Sericulture, the practice of breeding silkworms for the production of raw silk, has been under way for at least 5,000 years in China.
The collection incorporatied modern cut tops, pants and tunics using digital printing, hand embellishment, contemporary embroideries and applique on raw silk, short silk, organza and chiffon.
It is an agro-based industry which is the cultivation of silk through rearing of silkworm for production of raw silk and includes the operations of silk fiber production.
This first retrospective of Salcedo's career brings together a comprehensive selection of her sculptural production since the late 1980s alongside her newest works, which trade in the heavy solidity of concrete-filled armoires and chairs for the fragility of rose petals and raw silk.
Scotland, Pakistan, India, Ukraine, Azerbaijan and others purchased cottonseed oil and refined sunflower oil, cotton yarn, regenerated fiber and raw silk totaling more than $3.
About 97 percent of the raw silk is produced in five major states of Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal and Jammu and Kashmir.
But her third album, Raw Silk, released in 1979, began to establish her own style and was written,, played and produced by The Crusaders.
A relatively small investment could procure the equipment and training for the growers to upgrade to selling raw silk, a huge leap in value.