Black silk shantung, the real deal in a beautiful quality, deadstock from an upscale NYC designer. Pure black, shirting weight, opaque, fine grained with light slubs, smooth hand and soft fine drape. Silk shantung is different from silk dupioni - finer, fewer slubs, lighter weight with less sheen and more drape. Right for both tops and bottoms, dress, tunic, light jacket or vest, skirt, kimono, caftan, soft pants. A rare find and a beautiful basic.
Pre-treat by dip in cool water and air dry, touch up press.
PRICED AND SOLD BY THE ½ YARD UNIT