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Silk Shantung Taffeta

44 US$per one running metre
m
SKU: 00026339

Characteristics

Composition: 100% Silk
Width:140 cm
Manufacturer:Carnet
Country:Italy
Suitable For:Dresses, Skirts

Description

This silk shantung taffeta boasts a peach pink color. It is characterized by a fair amount of body and crisp, yet is slightly softer that your average silk taffeta. Made of pure silk, our cloth has a polished finish and a breathable nature. This fabric makes lovely folds and pleats and is most suitable for creating sculptured outfits and corset tops.

Silk Taffeta Fabric

Silk taffeta is a plain woven fabric with a smooth, lustrous surface. It has a crisp handle and a distinctive rustle and provides lots of body. The name is derived from Persian and means 'twisted woven'. Silk taffeta comes in various weights and designs. It can be solid, printed, with a moire pattern or an iridescent effect. Such fabrics are used for dresses, skirts, lightweight coats and suits.

Italian Taffeta

Italian taffeta fabrics are perfectly woven and designed silks with the enchanting Italian vibe. These fabrics have a stiff and smooth surface with an iridescent glimmer. Silk taffeta fabric is not bound to any particular design and can be solid or patterned. The rich variety includes floral, check and geometrical prints, degrade and shot effects.

Italian taffeta is the go-to option for special occasion wear, like wedding dresses, prom and ball gowns. The artisans from Ruffo Coli, Taroni, Carnet, Etro and Luigi Verga update regularly their collections of taffeta fabrics to let you stay in trend.

Payment and Delivery Terms

We offer worldwide shipping on all items in Tissura online shop. Whether you live in London or Norwich in the UK, New York or Daytona Beach in the USA, Sydney or Alice Springs in Australia, we will deliver the fabrics straight to your door.
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Fabric by the Yard: Measurement Conversion

All fabrics on our website are priced by the meter. The term "running meter" or "linear meter" is used in the fabric industry. To convert meters to yards, use the conversion factor 0.9144. In other words,
1 Yard = 0.9144 Meters
1 Metre = 1.0936 Yards

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