Soft silk fabric has a lustrous sheen and characteristic small slobs that run horizontally across the fabric.It falls in soft folds when draped and is the most versatile fabric we carry.The protein fiber of silk is composed mainly of fibroin and is produced by certain insect larvae to form cocoons. India is one of the top producers of silk in the world and the fabric is always in demand for its visual attractiveness.The best-known silk is obtained from the cocoons of the larvae of the mulberry silkworm Bombyx mori reared in captivity. Silk has a smooth, soft texture that is not slippery, unlike many synthetic fibers. Silk's absorbency.makes it comfortable to wear in warm weather and while active. Its low conductivity keeps warm air close to the skin during cold weather. It is often used for clothing such as shirts, ties, blouses formal dresses, high fashion clothes, lining dress suits, sun dresses and Eastern folk costumes. For practical use, silk is excellent as clothing that protects from many biting insects that would ordinarily pierce clothing, such as mosquitoes and horseflies.