Fabric of time: rayon

{Fabric of Time: Rayon} Part 2: What's in a Name?

{Fabric of Time: Rayon} Part 2: What's in a Name?

Despite the hype surrounding the wonders of artificial silk, early rayon suffered from an image problem. Manufacturers were often coy in their advertising, frequently avoiding the term “artificial” in favour of euphemisms. It was time to give the new fibre its own identity.