As perfect as silk bedspreads are, it has stepped into a new era.
Silk is more resilient than linen, cotton or rayon, wrinkles little, presses easily and holds its shape. It is moth resistant, more durable than linen and lighter weight than wool. All that, coupled with a lustrous look and gentle hand should be enough to recommend any fabric. But silk bed linen also has the advantage of being extremely absorbent. This makes silk duvet cover set extremely easy to dye, which is why silk fabrics often boast incredible colors. More important, it can absorb up to 30% of its weight in moisture and still feel dry to the touch. It absorbs perspiration, repels dirt and seldom mildews.
Its role in world has ties to great works of art and to the peasant economy that produced it.