Gently hand wash using mild pH neutral soap (eg olive oil soap or wool wash). While rinsing, you can add a tablespoon of white vinegar to the water to neutralize alkali traces and to dissolve soap residue. Or, add a little hair conditioner to the rinse water if you prefer an extra silky feel. Silk loses strength when wet ~ treat with care when washing & drying. Colours can change in stronger detergents, & may fade over time with normal wear. Dry in shade. If desired iron on silk setting.