Definitions for "Crepe de Chine"
Softer and shiner than crepe back satin and lighter in weight. Typically rayon or silk.
Fr.] - Opaque fabric with a semi-dull luster, and a texture that slightly crinkles and falls in a soft drape. Crepe de chine is woven from raw silk and varies in weights.
Crepe de Chine means crepe from china in French. Crepe de Chine has a fine, firm hand and a somewhat lustrous, smooth, slippery surface. Popular fabric used for making clothing Crepe de Chine has a soft, graceful drape that falls into limp, soft ripples and flares. Best for: Semi-fitted, lose-fitting Blouses, Shirts, lightweight Dresses and Lingerie.