Chiffon (Shif'-On. French pron. she-fon'). A variety of thin transparent silk gauze woven so fine and sheer that ordinary print may be easily read through it. It is stated that one pound of the warp of Chiffon will extent eight miles. It is both black and white, printed and plain; 45 and 20 inches in width. It is used for neck and sleeve trimming and for draping over silk foundations, ladies handkerchiefs, etc.