Pongee

Description : A soft, thin, plain-weave fabric of light to medium weight with both crossribbing and small slubs, generally made from silk, rayon or polyester.
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Uses worldwide : Generally, pongee is used to make blouses or for linings.
Origins and history : The use of pongee can be traced back to 8th century China. Pongee has been exported from China since the early 1900s.
Similar terms : Pongee is also called Japan silk or Habutai, and, in its lighter variant, Paj.
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