A fabric of undyed silk from India and China.
1. a plain weave, light to medium weight silk fabric with slubs and nubs on the surface. Often found in a natural light tan color. 2. a plain weave light to medium weight fabric with a smooth surface . May be of cotton or manufactured fibers such as polyester . Used for dresses, blouses, pajamas, linings.
(pon jE'): a soft, thin, silk cloth, usually left in its natural light brown color
A thin, soft, undyed silk fabric from India or China.
thin soft fabric woven from raw silk or an imitation in cotton, polyester, or rayon. Originally from China and originally woven on hand looms in the home. Light or medium weight. Tan or ecru in colour. Woven "in the gum". Some is dyed, but color is not quite uniform. Some printed. Warp is finer and more even than filling. Nubs or irregular cross ribs produced by uneven yarns. It is woven from wild tussah silk and it is a "raw silk". Pongee cotton is made of combed yarns and given a variety of finishes porkpie hat a hat with a low telescoped crown, flat top, and brim turned up all around or up in back and down in front postiche wig, especially toupee pot hat a hat with a stiff crown, especially a derby pourpoint a padded and quilted doublet
Pongee is a medium-weight, balanced, plain weave fabric with a fine regular warp and an irregular filling. It was originally a tussah or wild-silk fabric, but now pongee is used to describe a fabric that has the general appearance of fine warp yarns and irregular filling yarns.
a soft thin cloth woven from raw silk (or an imitation)
A modern imitation of a fabric that was originally woven by hand from wild silk, using irregular yarns. Today, it is made from man-made fibers, generally in the color ecru.
A thin tan-colored silk fabric.
The most common form is a naturally colored lightweight, plain weave, silk-like fabric with a slubbed effect. End-uses include blouses, dresses, etc.
Wild silk with irregular texture. Also imitated in cotton and synthetics. Subject to shrinkage.
True pongee is woven from wild silk in a plain weave. It is rather lighter in weight and somewhat less irregular in appearance than shantung. It is now also made from some manufactured fibres and cotton. Cotton pongees are mercerised and Schreinered to develop the lustre. Weight about 75 g/m
Pongee is a soft thin woven cloth.