Soft White Silk "Gauze" - $16.00 yd.
In the 18th century as well as the 19th century sheer crisp woven silk known as "Gauze" was popular especially for Lady’s garments as trims, overlays, neckerchiefs, caps, aprons & mantelets. Originally woven with two warp yarns twisted over the weft yarn the weave was stable and strong. It was a sheer light semi-crisp fabric sometimes woven with designs or flowers and sometimes embroidered.
- Our “gauze” is sheer and softly crisp and can be used for hems of caps, trims, aprons etc.
- 100% Silk 54 inches wide.