Sage Green Light Weight Linen - $14.00 yd.
Linen cloth was woven of flax fiber in many grades and weaves. Used in every aspect of living from clothing, to household needs to furnishings to the shroud made for the corpse, linen was so common that a tax was proposed as a source of easy revenue on the coarser sorts being imported into the US towards the end of the 18th century. This green is a soft grayish green, possibly gotten in the 18thc with a combination of fustic, logwood and then saddened a bit with copperas.
- This linen is well suited to gowns, lady's jackets, petticoats and waistcoats, stays, linings and children's clothing.
- 100% Irish Linen 60 in. wide.