Momme

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A Japanese measurement of mass equivalent to 3.76g (approximately). It is used to indicate the weight per unit area of silk fabric, this being expressed as the weight in momme of a length of degummed fabric 22.8 m in length and 3.8 cm in width.

Note: The length measurements used are standard units of length in the Japanese silk industry.

Textile Resource (http://www.textile.org.uk)

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