Who We Are

Established in 1896, American Silk Mills is among the oldest and most respected American textile brands. The company offers a range of unique textiles for the residential, contract, hospitality and furniture markets in the U.S.

What We Do

American Silk Mills enjoys a rich legacy of designing, weaving and sourcing innovative textiles with a high-end aesthetic. Our products include luxury silk, fine jacquards, as well as the Brussels®, Sensuede® and EnduroSilk™ brands. Learn more on our products page.

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Learn about our past and get a glimpse into our future. Combined, American Silk Mills offers 125 years of design expertise with Sutlej’s state-of-the-art yarn, fabrics and finishing technologies to produce the next generation of innovative luxury textiles.


In 2017, Sutlej Textiles and Industries Ltd., a leading manufacturer of value-added and specialty yarns in India, acquired American Silk Mills’ design, sales and distribution business along with its brand. Part of the KK Birla Group, Sutlej has more than 418,000 yarn spindles across the company’s three spinning mills and is the #1 producer of mélange yarn in India. The operational synergies created by American Silk Mills and Sutlej enhances the ability for American Silk Mills to create and produce an exquisite range of luxury performance fabrics for the residential, contract and hospitality markets.

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The home textiles division of Sutlej, Nesterra, incorporates 126 shuttle-less looms capable of producing 9.6 million meters of fabric per year, including drapery and upholstery fabrics. Nesterra also has the capability to offer a variety of protective and performance finishes on its home textile fabrics, including Scotchguard, soil and water repellency, and flame resistance.

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