Wild Silk Tussah Silk Roving/Sliver, Natural Code: 929220
This undyed/natural tussah silk roving/silk sliver package is from Treenway Silks. This A1 grade Chinese Oak Tussah has a staple length of approximately 6 inches (15cm). This silk is produced by a wild caterpillar that lives mainly in China, India and Korea. These feisty caterpillars have thwarted all efforts by humans to domesticate them. Regardless of where they live, the leaves they consume contains tannin, which gives the tussah silk its natural honey color. Sold per 15 Gram (1.8 oz) packages.