Shimmersilk was an expensive fabric. A mere scarf made of shimmersilk could be valued at least one thousand credits. Around 0 ABY, long gowns of pale-purple shimmersilk were at the height of fashion among high-ranking Imperial women. Tyrian shimmersilk was a type of shimmersilk that Chandrilan senator Mon Mothma's Chandrilan tunic and mantle was made of. While aboard the First Light in 10 BBY, Margo wore a black shimmersilk gown.
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