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Silky Smooth Pashmina

Item 610467

Silky Smooth Pashmina

A Great Value on a Luxurious Wrap. We searched the world for a pashmina that combined high quality and exquisite color and voila! Here it is. Slip one (or two!) into your bag or tote and always be ready with an elegant wrap. Made of pashmina cashmere and silk with a slight sheen. Dry clean. Imported.

72"L x 35"W; 3"L fringe. 7 oz.
Women's Sizes
Men's Sizes
Do you know your acetate from a hole in the ground? Your gussets from your grommets? If not, here's a list of the more commonly used textile words and terms that you'll see in our catalog. For more information or clarification, you can call us at: 1-800-770-3387

ACETATE - A manufactured fiber that uses cellulose refined from cotton and/or wood pulp. Characteristics: fast drying, wrinkle- and shrinkage-resistant, crisp or soft depending on end use, luxurious in appearance.

ACRYLIC - A manufactured fiber made from long-chain synthetic polymers. Characteristics: wrinkle resistance; low moisture absorbency and quick-drying; provides warmth yet lightweight, soft and resilient.

ALPACA - The fleece from an Alpaca, a cousin to the llama. Alpaca fleece is similar in characteristics to wool, but softer, silkier and more lustrous.

BANDED COLLAR - A shirt without a fold-over collar; there is only the band at the neck.

BARTACK - A close series of stitches crossing a piece of cloth in order to reinforce at a point of concentrated strain (e.g. belt loop or patch pocket corner).

BASKET WEAVE - A variation of the plain weave in which two or more threads weave alike in both warp (down) and filling (across) directions, joined in the regular order of the plain weave. So named for the basket-like pattern of the weave.

BATIK - A method of resist dyeing which employs wax as the resist. The pattern is covered with wax, and the fabric is then dyed: the wax patterns will not take the dye. The wax is removed after dyeing by boiling the fabric or applying solvent. The fabric is often streaked where the dye has gone through cracks in the wax. Batik dyeing originated in Indonesia.

BESOM - A narrow piece of fabric that works as an edging on a pocket; can be single besom, one side of pocket opening or double besom, both sides.

BOX PLEAT - Two small, back to back outward facing pleats that have a box- like appearance. On shirts, box pleats are positioned in the center back at the bottom of the yoke to allow ease of movement in the shoulders and arms.

BROADCLOTH - A fine, closely woven, lustrous cotton or cotton/poly blend made in plain weave with a fine rib in the direction of the filling (across). The filling yarn is heavier and has less twist than the warp yarn (down). The cloth is usually mercerized, and has a soft, firm finish.

BRUSHING - A finishing process for woven or knit fabrics in which brushes or other abrading elements are used to raise a nap (a fuzzy or downy surface). Brushed fabrics have a soft, slightly weathered, broken-in feel.

BUTTON-DOWN COLLAR - Having buttonholes on the collar points so they fasten to the shirt.

CAMP COLLAR - A one-piece collar that lays flat, part of the shirt also lays flat to create a notch. Also called a Convertible Collar or Notched Collar.

CANVAS - A general classification of strong, firm, closely woven fabrics usually made with cotton. A heavier, open weave comprised of plied yarns (a number of single yarns, usually three, twisted together). Characteristics: very hard-wearing, generally water-resistant.

CASHMERE - The fleece that comes from a Cashmere goat. These animals roam at high elevations (10,000 - 15,000 ft.), hence their very warm, soft fleece. Garments made with cashmere are normally more expensive because of limited yield (one goat produces only 4 ounces of fleece a year).

CHAMBRAY - A general class of plain weave, usually cotton, made with a colored warp (down) and white filling (across). Most often made using blue and white, but also available in stripes, checks and figured patterns.

COMBING - The removal of short fibers or noils from material so that the resulting yarn be composed of larger fibers. The comb straightens and arranges them in parallel order.

CORDUROY - A strong, durable fabric with cotton ground and vertical cut-pile stripes (wales) formed by an extra system of filling yarns. The foundation of the fabric can be either a plain or twill weave. Of all cotton fabrics, corduroy is the warmest because its wales form an insulated cushion of air.

COTTON - A vegetable fiber consisting of unicellular hairs attached to the seed of the cotton plant. The normal color of cotton is light to dark cream, and its chemical composition is almost pure cellulose. A distinct feature of the mature fiber is its spirality or twist. In fabrics, cotton makes for strong, versatile, cool-wearing and comfortable garments.

CREPE - A general classification of fabric characterized by a broad range of crinkled or gained surface effects. Methods of making crepe include the use of hard twisted yarns, special chemical treatment, special weaves and embossing.

DART - A tuck in the fabric that is sewn. It is used to define the shape of a garment making a two dimensional piece of fabric into a three-dimensional garment. Darts are usually seen where the body curves: bust, waist, hip.

DENIM - A well-known basic cotton or blended fabric in a right- or left-hand woven twill. Generally, the warp (down) is dyed blue with a white filling (across). Also called "dungaree."

DOBBY - A general term for a fabric woven on a special dobby loom, which allows the weaving of small, geometric figures. These patterns are beyond the range of simple looms, yet too limited to be produced economically by Jacquard loom. A dobby weave can be distinguished from a plain weave by its more ornate and intricate woven appearance.

FLANNEL - Generally, a cotton or wool fabric, napped on one or both sides (usually both), then bleached, dyed or printed, and brushed or rerun through the napping machine to revive the nap. Flannel fabrics are very soft and cozy.

FLEECE - 1). A heavy napped surface, most often in knit goods, made with a heavy and soft-spun back yarn, which is napped in finishing (e.g. the inside surface of a sweatshirt). 2). Wool sheared from sheep or other animals in the wool class. The term is especially used for the entire coat of wool shorn from the sheep at one time; it is generally taken off the animal in one piece.

GARMENT DYEING - The garment is first produced, then the complete garment is dyed.

GARMENT WASH - The garment is constructed and then washed to soften the fabric and minimize shrinkage.

GAUGE - A measurement used in knitted garments that reflects the size of the needles used to knit the garment. The larger the gauge, the smaller the needle - therefore, the finer the knit.

GORE - Vertical panels in a skirt or dress; enhances the fit of a garment.

GROMMET - Little air holes reinforced with metal ring, usually on jackets, hats or shoes to allow ventilation.

GROSGRAIN - A firm, closely woven, ribbed fabric. It has a dressy appearance and is used for ribbons, neckties, hatbands and trimmings.

GUSSET - A triangular piece of fabric inserted into a garment to improve the fit or for reinforcement (e.g. on the sleeve of a jacket under the arm to allow for extra layering).

HERRINGBONE TWILL - A broken twill weave composed of vertical sections which are alternately right hand and left hand in direction, resembling the vertebral structure of the herring (zigzag). The twill changes direction perfectly where the weave breaks, balancing the overall pattern of the fabric.

HOLLYWOOD WAISTBAND - The waistband is the same piece of fabric as the rest of the garment. Advantages are that it has a smooth silhouette making the transition from hip to waist more gradual.

JACQUARD - A system of weaving which, because of a pattern-making mechanism of great versatility, permits the production of very ornate, complex woven designs. This type of weaving is used for tapestry, figured necktie and dress fabric, and figured patterns on knit goods (sweaters).

JERSEY - A generic term for a plain knitted fabric; its principal distinction is that it is not a fabric with a distinct rib (e.g. T-shirt fabric).

KNIT - Knit fabrics are made up of a series of interlocking loops that result in a flexible construction. All knits have some stretch.

LINEN - One of the oldest textile fibers known. Though the fiber and the fabric are both commonly known as linen, it is actually flax, the fiber of the Linum plant. Linen is generally favored for its fine, strong, cool-wearing properties. It drapes away from the skin rather than clinging to it. In knitwear, linen is combined with other natural or synthetic fibers for improved strength and resiliency.

MERCERIZATION - A treatment of cotton yarn or fabric to increase its luster. Its affinity for dyes is also enhanced. In the process, the material is immersed under tension in a sodium hydroxide (caustic soda) solution. This later is neutralized in acid. The process causes a permanent swelling of the fiber, thus increasing its luster.

NYLON - The generic term for man-made fibers composed of polyamides derived from coal and petroleum. Characteristics: high strength, elasticity, low water absorption and quick-drying.

OMBRE - A color effect woven into the fabric that has gradual changes in shade from light to dark, generally produced by arranging different tones in the warp.

PIGMENT DYEING - A process in which a specific type of dye is applied to the surface of a fabric, then after one washing it fades into a softer color. The color will slowly continue to fade with age. Pigment dyed products from TravelSmith are prewashed and will not harm other garments during washing after they've been washed once.

PLACKET - An opening with fabric piecing and buttons or snaps on a garment that facilitates dressing. Plackets can be at the neck of a shirt, the cuff of a sleeve, or the waist of a skirt or pair of pants.

PLEATS - Small tucks in clothing to allow for extra room and ease of movement. Pleats can be seen at the waist of pants or skirts, the cuff of a sleeve, the waist or bust area of a blouse or dress.

POLYESTER - A manufactured fiber made from long-chain synthetic polymers. Characteristics: crease-resistance, quick-drying, great shape retention, high strength, abrasion resistance and easy care.

PRINTING - Applying color(s) in definite, repeated patterns of fabric by any one of a number of printing methods. Color is deposited in thick paste form and treated with steam or chemicals to cause it to migrate into or adhere to textile material. The design is not woven into the cloth but stamped in after the cloth is woven or knit.

RAMIE - A strong, soft fiber yielded by the inner bark of the Ramie plant. The fiber is white, soft, lustrous and slightly coarser than flax (linen) when degummed and bleached. Ramie fabrics are strong, smooth and durable.

RAYON - A generic term for man-made fibers composed of regenerated cellulose derived from trees, cotton and woody plants. Characteristics: high absorbency, bright or dull luster, pleasant feel or hand, good draping qualities, ability to be dyed in brilliant colors and superior strength.

REACTIVE DYE - A type of dye that completely saturates the fabric for a long lasting color.

RIB KNIT - A double-knit fabric in which the rib wales or vertical rows of stitches intermesh alternatively on the face and the back of the fabric. Rib knit fabrics have good elasticity and shape retention, especially in the width.

RISE - The measurement on pants from the front waist between the legs up to the back waist. This refers to how high or low a pant will ride (i.e. "short-waist" or "long-waist")

SANDBLASTING - The garment is literally sandblasted for a worn-in look; fabric has to be very durable to withstand the abuse, usually 14 oz. denim for jeans.

SANDWASH - Sand is put into the industrial wash for a softened feel and texture for the garment.

SHIRTTAIL HEM - The curved bottom hem of a shirt - higher on the side hip area (for ease of movement) dipping low in the front and back (so that the shirt will stay tucked into pants).

SILK - Continuous protein filament produced by the larvae of various insects, especially the caterpillar when constructing its cocoon. The chief portion of commercial silk is produced in Japan and China. Characteristics: resiliency, aesthetics, elasticity and strength, warm in winter, cool in summer.

SLUB - A lump or thick place on yarn caused by small lengths of yarn adhering to it during the spinning process. This adds a random texture to the fabric when the yarn is woven or knit into a garment.

SPREAD COLLAR - An open collar with no buttons to hold the collar points to the shirt. Spread collars have two pieces: the fold over collar part and the stand that keeps the collar close to the neck.

STANDARD WAISTBAND - An extra piece of fabric that is sewn to the body of the pants, shorts or skirt.

TENCEL - A cellulosic fiber produced by Courtaulds, spun from an amine oxide solvent that offers a higher degree of polymerization than is available with rayon. Characteristics: pleasant feel or hand, good draping qualities, ability to be dyed in brilliant colors, superior strength, and easy care.

VENTED BOTTOM - The bottom hem of a shirt that is cut straight with side slits to allow ease of movement. Vents are usually 2" deep.

WALE - In woven fabric, one series of ribs, cords, or raised portions. In corduroy fabric, wales per inch are counted to distinguish broad- from fine-textured cloth. The higher the wale number, the finer the texture of the fabric.

WEIGHT OF CLOTH (OZ.) - A description or classification of many fabrics by weight per yard.

WELT - A piece of fabric that works as an edging on a pocket; usually a single welt and wider than a besom.

WOOL - Primarily the fleece of a sheep or lamb - but can also refer to fleece of the alpaca, angora, cashmere goat, camel and vicuna. The fiber is distinguished from hair by the character of its covering: minute overlapping scales, which give it a felting property. Characteristics: strong and resilient, soft and warm, wicks away moisture and dyes well for rich coloration.

WOVEN - Woven fabrics are produced by the interlacing of yarns. Each filling yarn goes alternately over and under each warp yarn.

YARN-DYEING - Dyeing of individual yarns before weaving or knitting. Compared to garment dyes or prints, yarn-dyed fabrics boast richer, longer lasting color.

YOKE - An added section of fabric in a shirt or pants that enhances the fit. On a shirt, the yoke is usually on the back across the top shoulder area but can also be on the front shoulder to chest area. On pants, it is generally on the back of jeans-style pants located below the waistband.

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Customer Reviews

Average Rating:

(based on 35 reviews)

June 23, 2017
"Perfect! Bright plum color, great size."
By Deborah.lagorce
September 17, 2016
"Deep creases..not travel worthy - The two pashminas arrived today and have deep creases from being folded. ..which indicates that they will not travel well. I always take pashminas change up black dresses, for warmth on the plane, and for modesty in the Middle East and at religI would not recommend this product."
By Anonymous
September 02, 2016
"good weight - Had a few "flaws" in the weave but not too noticeable. Needed it for an immediate trip or would have returned it for another one. Arrived very wrinkled. Good weight. Should be useful.- I recommend this product."
By Diannefenyk
August 16, 2016
"Have several.... - I have several of these versatile Pashminas. Always have one in my carry-on - they wear well and are colorfast. I have given many as gifts.- I recommend this product."
By Ptfoye
Rochester NY
May 16, 2016
"Nice pashmina but darker than I thought - I already own one of these pashminas and it has more sheen than this plum one. I was hoping for a brighter pink rose shade and this will be going back as it looks dark. Need some brighter colors for summer travel.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Los Angeles, CA
February 23, 2016
"Not ideal for travel - Surprised and disappointed that scarves sold by a travel company would wrinkle so easily! I bought two for an upcoming trip (wine and aubergine). The colors are beautiful and they are well made, but the fact that they hold every rumple and crease makes thI would not recommend this product."
By rjbeliever
May 06, 2015
"LOVE THE COLOR - I ordered both the wine and silver wraps. The colors are BEAUTIFUL; very rich. To me the wine is more reddish than purplish which is perfect for what I am wearing. It is a nice weight and length.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
March 30, 2015
"Should not be carried by Travelsmith - Beautiful shawl. Wrinkles badly no matter how you pack it. Not heavy enough to use for warmth on plane/train. Got one star for value because it is not useful for traveling. If you want to wear it where you live and can keep it hung perfectly flat, it is aI would not recommend this product."
By janet
Huntington, Utah
March 06, 2015
"The most Beautiful Pashminas I've ever had! - I love your pashmina scarfs! They are longer and wider than most and have Beautiful colors and drapery! This is a very classy scarf! (Only 4 stars because they get snags easily.) But, I like them so much that I have ordered SEVERAL in different colors! Th- I recommend this product."
By pobrodsky
New Bern, NC
February 12, 2015
"Great Quality, Great Buy - This is a beautiful wrap that is a good size, drapes well, and has a fine, tight weave. It is exactly what I wanted, and is nicer than others I have purchased for a lot more money. I would absolutely purchase this again.- I recommend this product."
By erdogar
southern California
November 29, 2014
"Color not true - I ordered this in deep blue, which was almost a navy according to the color chart on-line. It is actually more of a cobalt---very bright! I haven't decided whether to keep it or not. It was to be a gift, and the bright blue is not what I had in mind.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Port Republic MD
October 15, 2014
"Luxurious - I was so pleased with my first pashmina wrap that I bought a second one in another color. The wrap has substantial weight and a luxurious feel. It's generously sized with a lovely drape. It would make a perfect gift for the holidays! I would like to see t- I recommend this product."
By jonesba2010
Sachse, TX
August 16, 2014
"Nice Wrap - The wrap is very nice and soft BUT I was sent the wrong color. The picture says deep blue and looks to be Navy but what I received was a royal blue nothing like the picture. So I returned for a different color - Espresso. We'll see what color it will be.- I recommend this product."
By drop2shop
April 15, 2014
"Elegant, Versatile, warm! - This is the third pashmina wrap I've ordered from Travel Smith. These wraps are true pashminas, in that they actually contain pashmina wool; all those nylon & acrylic versions out there are simply over-sized scarves! The term "pashmina" refers to the soft- I recommend this product."
By nblondie5
San Diego, CA
April 04, 2014
"Beautiful rich color - This was the best find because I bought a gown for a wedding and needed a wrap. The color matched perfectly!- I recommend this product."
By frostjoyce
South Bend, Ind
January 28, 2014
"Colorful - great size for a shawl...... - The color was awesome - plan on having it when traveling or going out to dinner , so if the room is cool, I have it right with me.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
January 08, 2014
"Fancy and Expensive - I purchased this pashima as a gift for my older sister who is hard to please. She declared it was "too fancy" - perhaps in reference to the shiny finish on one side. I noticed today the same pashimas are on sale for half the price I paid to disappoint myI would not recommend this product."
By sara
December 30, 2013
"Easy to pack - I usually travel with one black shawl, but it takes up quite a bit of space in my luggage. I just bought two of these and they take up less than half the space and I have two colors to use. They are a perfect size and weight.- I recommend this product."
By Htc1958
November 20, 2013
"Keeps my neck warm! - I don't know how many men buy this product, but I don't like my neck to be cold. I bought two, one black and one white, and I use them as large scarves. Very warm, but I think masculine as well. I fold it in half lengthwise to make a loop, and then stick- I recommend this product."
By nancdunc
Brentwood, TN
October 27, 2013
"Pretty color - This scarf has more sheen than I expected, which makes it look a little cheap, in my opinion. Still, the teal color is very pretty and it will come in handy because it takes up very little space and will be easy to carry in a pocket or small purse.- I recommend this product."
By QZB52
Northern California
October 16, 2013
"Not what I expected - I needed a pashmina for my son's wedding, and these looked like they'd be great. But the quality was not what I expected from TS. They were very thin material and the edges were poorly finished. The fringe appeared to be ready to fray from the edges and tI would not recommend this product."
By QZB52
Northern California
September 26, 2013
"Thin and poor quality - I bought this pashmina for a wedding after reading the wonderful reviews, but I'm disappointed. The fabric is very thin, and the finished edges are already pulling apart at the fringed ends (and I haven't even put it on--that was out of the bag!) The frinI would not recommend this product."
By sewilson64
Richmond, VA
September 23, 2013
"I bought one of these in Silver to wear on my recent cruise. It had the shine that worked well on a formal night with my sleeveless dress. It gives you some warmth without taking up too much room in my suitcase. I will probably get other colors. The fabri- I recommend this product."
By bhstamm
Intermountain West
February 05, 2013
"gorgeous, wonderful value - I love this shawl. The color is rich and it is well dyed. It is very soft. Best of all, it folds beautifully and is quite small. I was disappointed that it wrinkles. Still, I love it and use it, I just am a bit careful to minimize the wrinkles.- I recommend this product."
By kgeorge
December 30, 2012
"This is a Must Purchase Item - I have purchased these wraps in 4 colors: teal, ivory, espresso, and black. I wear them not only as shawls/wraps but also scarves. Beautiful hand and drape. Excellent quality.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
December 20, 2012
"Not what I was hoping for - Today I received my fourth Travelsmith Pashmina. Obviously I love these scarves, the price and quality can't be beat. The problem is I ordered this one in deep blue. I was expecting a midnight blue, close to navy, because that is how it appears on the web- I recommend this product."
By southernot
deep south
February 05, 2011
"lovely wrap - Love the color and feel, does wrinkle but seems to shake out. Dressy yet casual! Plan to purchase more colors.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
January 29, 2011
"Beautiful! - I will look for this pashmina again, especially for gifts.- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
January 27, 2011
"Great Value - Luscious feel and gorgeous colors (the gray is silvery and the coffee, truly coffee-colored). The quality is much better than Pashminas I've paid much more for!- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
January 26, 2011
"This pashmina is so soft--great length--and interesting colors--love it and gave it as a gift at Christmas.C- I recommend this product."
By Anonymous
Honolulu, HI
January 26, 2011
"Beautiful - I've been looking for the silver blue gray color and it is perfect. Exactly what I wanted. Quality is best I've seen at more than twice the price.- I recommend this product."
By drop2shop
January 25, 2011
"Wrap it up! - This beautiful wrap is very fine-gauge, so it drapes easily, is never bulky, and fits into a carry-on bag or tote for chilly moments en route! The silk-wool blend means it is also durable and warm. It's not quite as wide as the shawls I purchased in India- I recommend this product."
By clantonsworld
January 25, 2011
"This is truly a quality item! I ordered 2, black and purple. My daughter loved them and said they were perfect-she is 18, a college student. we ordered the brown for her. Now we feel set for many occasions! You will love this.- I recommend this product."
By kittybreed
Tangerine, Fl
January 02, 2011
"Came in Handy! - I bought this not knowing a death in the family would take me into snow country. I used it as a wrap around my neck over a coat and it kept me warm and toasty. it is pretty long but it was exactly what I needed. Anyone who travels can use this wrap. It we- I recommend this product."
By mulcunryd
March 26, 2010