Silk Habotai, also referred to as "China Silk”, represents a plain weave silk with a soft hand and a lustrous sheen. Its name originates from a Japanese word, which literally means "feather-two layer". Silk Habotai is lightweight, 100% silk fabric, primarily used for evening wear, jackets, blazers, pants, skirts, blouses, and fabric lining. Famous for its smooth finish and flowing drape, Silk Habotai allows you to create amazing fashion pieces with ease. The silk fibers provide great breathability and absorbency, making it perfect for lining suits, jackets, and other garments. Silk Habotai Fabric is available in a wide range of colors. Buy fabric by the Yard at NY Designer Fabrics.