This fascinating silk mikado fabric boasts an offbeat abstract pattern in red, white and blue. Made of 100% silk, it has a noble pearly sheen and a smooth hand like that of silk satin. Our wearable red silk taffeta fabric is ideal for spectacular long dresses and skirts or corset tops with lining. Slightly translucent and soft to the touch, silk mikado is one of the most popular options for eye-catching apparel.
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 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.
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All fabrics on our website are priced by the running 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