Washing and drying of different fabrics: silk clothing

Update:04 Apr 2019

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In addition to the finest satin and velvet silk garments with fine brocade and floating yarn, it is best to dry clean. Generally, silk garments can be washed, and the hand washing effect is better than machine washing.

Silk is poorly alkaline, and it should be washed in time with sweat. Silk also has natural luster. Neutral and weak acid detergent should be used. Dark clothing should be rinsed with water. Soap or washing powder is easy to appear soapy or faded hair, such as washing with "silk special detergent", the effect is good. Silkworm silk washing should be carried out in cold water or lukewarm water. It should not be soaked for a long time. It should be washed with the dipping and the washing time should be shortened as much as possible.

Due to the light weight of the silk, it is not advisable to use excessive force when squeezing, and it is not possible to twist it vigorously, and it is not possible to use a hard brush to scrub. After washing, wash it with warm water and clean water, squeeze out the water, and hang it in a cool, ventilated place with a hanger to dry. Silk in silk, human silk and brocade silk are poorly resistant to sunlight. Do not expose their clothing to sunlight, to prevent the fastness from being lowered, and the color and feel are deteriorated.