Silk is a luxurious fabric that has been popular in China since the 27th century B.C., when it was worn only by the emperor and his family. It is one of the oldest textiles available, and it is synonymous with luxury and elegance. The fabric is made from the silkworm's cocoon, and although delicate, silk is washable using the proper care and techniques.
Things You'll Need
- Mild detergent
- Washing machine
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Place the silk pillowcases into a bag for delicate garments, and put the bag into the washing machine. Machine wash the pillowcases using the delicate cycle.
Allow the pillowcases to air dry.
Spot-clean silk as needed using a gentle detergent.