Crepe de Chine square silk scarf 90 x 90cm. Crepe de Chine silk is woven from high-twist yarns and degummed after weaving to give a flexible fabric with a soft drape. This semi-translucent fabric has a high sheen, giving excellent light reflection and depth due to the weave structure. These quality silk scarves have hand rolled and hemmed edges. Paint these undyed white silk scarves with silk paints or silk dyes, use for Batik, or explore the tie-dye technique of Shibori.
What is a Momme (mm)?
The weight, and therefore thickness, of silk fabrics is classified by the Chinese system of mommes, pronounced mummy (mom-ee), and normally shortened to ‘mm’. The metric equivalent of 1 momme is 4.3g per square metre. A small Pongee scarf (10 mommmes) 28cm by 28cm (10in by 10in) weighs just under 13g. The higher the momme, the heavier the silk.