Light weight warmth best describes this silk blanket. A perfect addition to your bedding. Use this blanket in combination with the silk comforter and have the warmest bed even in the coldest climates. Alone this blanket is extremely comfortable for the cool months. The silk throw is comfortable and casual and a necessary accessory for a favorite chair or couch during cool days and nights. The pile (fabric) content is 100% silk woven through 80% cotton / 20% poly base for easy care and durability. Professional dry cleaning recommended.