medium-weight, plain-weave fabric in silk or polyester with a nub feel and textured effect.
a plain weave fabric with slubbed yarns or an uneven ribbed surface texture. Originally of silk but now may be of cotton or man made fibers.
Unevenly textured raw silk, once hand-woven in Chinaís Shantung province.
A fabric woven usually of silk, shantung has a nubby, flawed looking texture, very similar to Dupioni, although it is a much lighter fabric. It is also available in polyester.
A medium weight fabric remarkable for being woven with irregular elongated slubs throughout
Interesting silk fabric very similar to pongee. Originally woven of wild silk in Shantung, China. Now often made with step-like twill weave.
plain weave fabric, usually of silk, with irregular slubs for a rough texture
A fabric woven with slubbed yarn to simulate the imperfections found in raw silk.
A rough, plain weave silk fabric made of uneven yarns to produce a textured effect, particularly evidenced in occasional thicker threads in the filling. Yarns retain all knots, lumps and other imperfections. Originally made of wild silk yarns on hand looms in the Shantung Province of China. There are domestic versions of silk blended with cotton, rayon, etc.
Medium weight, plain weave, silk-like fabric with pronounced slub filling yarns (slub means yarns are uneven or nubby). Used for dresses.
Shantung is a plain weave that has a rib effect formed by slub-filling yarns. Certain parts of the yarn are not given the usual number of twists. These places form the slub in the rib. Made of cotton, silk, rayon and other manmade fibers. Low in luster, heavier and rougher than pongee. Sometimes used to describe a heavy grade of pongee made in China. Also called: nankeen, rajah, and tussah.
a heavy silk fabric with a rough surface (or a cotton imitation)
A randomly textured silk.
A plain weave with irregular "nubs and slubs" made of silk, cotton or other fibers. It is similar to pongee in texture and appearance.
Silk woven from wild silk, has slubs, and a subtle sheen.
A medium-weight, plain-weave fabric, characterized by a ribbed effect, resulting from slubbed yarns used in the warp or filling direction. End-uses include dresses and suits.
A cousin to Satin. The difference lies in the use of a yarn of varied thickness which gives the fabric a nubby texture. It is also known as Antique Satin.
A plain weave spun silk fabric made from the rather coarse irregular yarns with slubs produced by the wild silkworm (Tussah). Now made from manufactured fibres which imitate the irregularity of Tussah.
plain weave fabric (cotton, silk, rayon, synthetics) having a slightly irregular surface due to uneven slubbed filling yarns. It is a raw silk made from Tussah silk or silk waste, depending on the quality. It is quite similar to pongee, but has a more irregular surface, heavier, and rougher. Most of the slubs are in the filling direction. Wrinkles quite a bit. Underlining helps to prevent this as well as slipping at the seams. Do not fit too tightly, if long wear is expected. Comes in various weights, colours and also printed.
A medium-weight weave with elongated, irregular slubs. Woven with yarns of uneven diameter throughout.
a rough-textured, lustrous fabric that resembles raw silk. Gaining in popularity, especially for bridesmaids dresses.
Historically, a rough-finish silk. Most shantung is now made from artificial fibers, ours included. The appearance and feel is very similar to our crepe-backed satins on one side; the other side shows the rough-finish of traditional shantung. We sew with the satin side as the "right" side.
A heavy fabric with a rough surface usually made of silk.
A medium weight silky fabric with uneven and nubby slubs (thick lumps) generally used for dresses.
Shantung is a lightweight silk cloth woven in a plain weave with doupioni yarn.
a silk fabric similar to pongee, but heavier, which was originally woven in wild silk from Shantung, China.