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SILK90 - Navy & Light Green Figured Silk Taffeta - $20.00 yd.

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100% Silk 54 inches wide

This lightly ridged silk with it's small spot of color could have likely been referred to in the 18thc as a "tobine"  A weave which created it's pattern in the weft yarn only,, in this case a ridged pattern with a small spot of color.  These small figured silks were very popular in men's suiting in the 18th century and could be found in lady's as well as men's clothing of the 19th century.  This weave with the addition of additional embroidery might well have been made into a court suit or even a gown.  This silk has a firm hand and is well suited for lady's and men's clothing as well as childrens along with accessories.

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