- silk treated with oil to make it waterproof
Examples from the Web for oiled silk
Historical Examples of oiled silk
A number of items cascaded out of hidden pockets, among which was an oiled-silk pouch.
But the philosophic calm departed with a frantic leap when Shifaz reported Johnson's inspection of the oiled-silk pouch.
But stop one minute, I must have a glass of cider; my throat is glued together like the oiled-silk of Hulot's best hat.The Chouans
Honore de Balzac
This is entirely covered with wax paper or oiled-silk, and held in place by a binder.The Mother and Her Child
William S. Sadler