Originally crafted in Italy, Silk Italian Shantung Fabric is a machine woven fabric, often used for party suits, formal attire and heirloom christening gowns. Italian Silk Shantung is very similar to Dupioni, but it is much thinner and crisper. This luxurious, textured fabric with granular feel and brilliant luster is perfect for any special occasion, for evening wear, flower girls’ dresses, bridal gowns etc. The yarn-dyed, lavish Silk Shantung is available in a wide range of colors. Purchase high-quality Italian Shantung Silk Fabric by the Yard at NY Designer Fabrics.