• Doupioni is tightly-woven fabric with a lustrous surface.
• It has a fine thread in the warp and uneven or irregular thread from two or more entangled silk worm cocoons in the weft. This causes the slubs that define doupioni.
• It is slightly thicker, heavier, and with a more slubs than a shantung.
• You will often find little bits of wood and other colored fibers woven into the silk due to the natural weaving process.