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Shioze

Kanji, Kana & Pronunciation
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Romaji Shioze
Kanji 塩瀬
Kana
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(n)Thick plain weave silk


Shioze is a plain weave silk fabric where the weft threads are heavier than the warp threads. It is a kind of heavy habutae.

Characteristics

The heavier weft threads tend to cover the warp and create a distinctive "ridged" appearance in the finished cloth.

History

Examples

Formality & TPO

TPO - Within Japan

Occasion Acceptable
Hotel Wedding Reception
Restaurant Wedding Reception
Formal Party
Casual Party
Dinner
Lunch
Tea Gathering
Graduation Ceremony
Practice
Theatre, Concert
Exhibition
Travel
Yes - Acceptable to wear.
OK - OK to wear if no suitable alternatives.
No - Unacceptable to wear.


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