bourette silk

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Scope note
Waste silk; spun from the shortest fibers of the waste leftover after making the slightly more valuable schappe silk. The fibers measure 3 to 5 centimeters. This shows less luster than the unspun filament of the cocoon.
bourette silk
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024