Meaning of satin de chine in English:

satin de chine

Pronunciation /ˌsatɪn dɪ ˈʃiːn/


  • A fine satin fabric made of silk, or of a mixture of silk and wool or cotton and wool.


Mid 19th century; earliest use found in True Sun. From French satin de Chine (although this is apparently first attested later: 1859 or earlier) from satin + de + Chine China.