The rich history of silk only adds to its appeal. Legend has it that chief wife of Emperor Huang Ti (2677-2597 B.C.) discovered silk when a cocoon dropped from a tree to her cup of tea, and Lady His-Ling drew out a long thread. The Chinese maintained a monopoly on silk production for thousands of years, exporting to the Middle East and Europe via the legendary Silk Road. It wasn’t until the time of the Crusades that Italy became known for its sericulture, with France following closely behind. At the top of its class, Charmeuse Fabric is a satin weave that allows this fabric to retain a soft feel and supple drape. We offer a variety of solids and prints, that make the most luxurious sleepwear and robes.
The elegant tapestry fabric of this robe is a combination of silk and bamboo, giving it a hearty weight yet able to take the washer dryer for cleaning.