The Mercedes of silks, a luxurious silk with a slightly crinkled "crepe" texture and a gentle, graceful drape, plus a very soft hand. Has a smooth surface that lends itself well to all types of painting styles. This fabric is PFD - Prepared For Dye. For those of you who want the incredible feel of silk next to your skin, but don't like it's super shiny, showier cousins, Satin and Charmeuse, this fabric is perfect with its subtle sheen and lovely texture. Ideal weight for all types of clothing and decorating.