What does the word silken mean?

Usage examples for silken

  1. As he did this the Princess stretched her hand to where he was and groped a moment, and caught him by the silken dress and tore in it a great rent, and by the rent he stood revealed to her. – The Shaving of Shagpat, Complete by George Meredith
  2. And then she had given him her hand, and he still felt the soft silken touch of her cool fingers. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  3. One of her silken mules had fallen off. – Red Masquerade by Louis Joseph Vance