A rich stuff for shawls, scarfs, etc., originally made in Cashmere from the soft wool found beneath the hair of the goats of Cashmere, Tibet, and the Himalayas. Some cashmere, of fine quality, is richly embroidered for sale to Europeans.
a hair fiber obtained from the fine, downy wool found beneath the outer hair of the Cashmere goat. It is extremely warm and is constructed into fine or thick yarns, and light-weight to heavy-weight fabrics. Used as men's and women's coats, jackets and blazers, skirts, hosiery, sweaters, gloves, scarves, mufflers, caps and robes.
Made from the wool of the cashmere or Kashmir goat, noted for its softness. Cashmere is one of the luxury fibers and is usually blended with wool or man-made fibers to lower the cost and to improve its wearing ability.
An extremely soft fiber from the soft undercoat hair of the Cashmere goat. You will most often see it in combination with other fibers, such as wool, which helps keep it affordable. Pure cashmere is considered a luxury fabric.
Sometimes spelt Kashmir. A very soft fabric made from the fleece of a mountain goat. Cashmere shawls were very popular and were frequently decorated round the edges, for example with the popular pine pattern.
One of the softest and most luxurious yarns available. Barbour only buy Chinese Cashmere which is one of fhe highest qualities available and it is most commonly used in Barbour sweaters and shawls/scarves. Hand wash only.
Knit or woven cloth from the downy undercoat of the cashmere goat, found mainly in Kashmir, Tibet and Mongolia. The hair is characterized by an exceptional silkiness and strength, so the cloth produced from it is both soft and warm without being either heavy or coarse. The supply of raw cashmere is stable and limited, while demand continues to grow. As a result, cashmere cloth is decidedly expensive.
Originally the hair of the Capra Hircus goat, found in Kashmir and Tibet. Now defined as any wool under 19 microns thick and raised in other parts of the world. heongsam- is a traditional dress worn by Chinese women, typified by a high collar, long length (mid-calf usually) and button or frog closures near the shoulder.
(Kashmir) from the Kashmir goat, a hair fibre found in Kashmir India, Tibet, Iran, Iraq, and South west China. Often mixed with wool or synthetics to cut costs and improve the wear. All weaves but mostly plain or twill. All knits. Fibre is cylindrical, soft and silken. More like wool than any othe hair fibre. Has a very soft silky finish; very light in weight. Doesn't stand up to hard wear on account of extremely soft downy finish. True colour is brownish, but can be dyed any shade. Comes in different weights.
this magnificent material is made from the down of the kashmir goat, which is found in kashmir india, tibet, iran, iraq, china, persia, turkestan and outer mongolia. the fiber of the down is cylindrical, and has a soft, silky finish. although light in weight, cashmere is very warm.
A luxury natural fiber found from the soft fleecy undergrowth of the Kashmir goat, found in Tibet, Mongolia, China, Iraq, Iran and India. It is most commonly used in sweaters, shawls, suits, and outerwear for its warmth and softness.
Cashmere is the underdown shed annually by goats living in the high, dry plateaus surrounding the Gobi Desert, which stretch from Northern China into Mongolia. These goats have a coarse outer hair that repels the weather. Under that outer coat lies a much finer fiber, cashmere, which insulates these animals from the bitter cold. It takes one of these rare goats four years to grow enough cashmere for one sweater. Each goat is combed by hand every spring. Then the fleece is collected and sorted by hand. Cashmere sweaters are usually knit on hand-operated machines. Therefore, both the scarcity of the fiber and the handwork required to convert that fiber into a luxurious garment contribute to cashmere's price