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Care of Cashmere Garments

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Care of Cashmere Garments

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Cashmere garments are luxurious and can last for many years if given proper care. Made of fibers from the fine, downy wool at the roots of the hair of the Kashmir goat, this wool is expensive and deserves respectful care.

Cashmere should be dry cleaned or carefully hand washed in cool water using a mild detergent. If hand washed, rinse well and never wring the garment. The item should be dried flat and reshaped during drying.

If pressing is needed, it should be done while the garment is still damp and always on the wrong side using a press cloth between the iron and the cashmere. If the garment needs pressing between cleaning, use a steam iron and follow all pressing directions.

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