Pongee is a balanced woven fabric of medium-weight, with irregular filling yarns and fine regular warp yarns. It was originally a wild-silk fabric. The most common form of pongee fabric is the naturally colored light-weight silk-like, plain weave fabric usually with a slubbed effect. Fully washable, Pongee is the best alternatives compared acetate and other more heavy-weight linings. The fabric is durable, strong and tightly woven which also makes it aesthetic as a lining for finished products. Most common uses include dresses, umbrellas, blouses, etc. but are make also excellent linings in many types of garments from jackets to suits and dresses to coats.