Bleached Tussah Silk. Beautiful shiny lustrous color. Great for blending, dyeing and spinning. Use it in blends to add a texture and sheen. Tussah silk moth caterpillars eat oak leaves high in tannin which gives natural Tussah silk its tan color. Bleached Tussah silk has been whitened to remove its natural color. Staple length 6 inches (15cm). Priced per ounce.