Natural & Blue Medium Weight Cross Bar Linen - $14.00 yd.
The term “checked” in the 18th century referred to any number of patterns woven or printed that intersected at right angles in order to create squares. Checked linens were used for a variety of purposes most often found in aprons, shirts, children’s clothing, trousers and linings as well as many household items such as toweling, bed hangings and chair coverings. Runaway descriptions and other contemporary writings occasionally call out other garments such as a "cross bar gown" or check shortgown or jacket. The combination of natural and bleached linen yarn is something we came across most specifically in the Foundling collection.
- This medium weight linen is suitable for men’s shirts, aprons, children’s clothing, linings and utilitarian needs.
- 100% Polish Linen 60 inches wide.
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