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Layers of silk batting will form the interior of a quilt

Shanghai Textile Industry 上海纺织产业

The more layers of silk batting you add, the warmer the quilt. Batting is also used in clothing for insulation, although cotton is more commonly used for this purpose. Of course, today, polyester and microfibers have taken the lead as fills for both quilts and clothing.

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