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What is momme weight?

The weight of woven silk is measured either in grams per m2 or in momme. Momme weight describes the weight of 100 yards of silk, 45 inches wide, in pounds, based on british 1 momme is about 4,34 g/m2.

Silks suitable for bed sheets are generally minimum 14 momme.

ELIGENA –silk sheets momme weight is at least 16 momme.

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