Natural Checked Linen - $14.00 yd.


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In the 18th century, the term “checked”  referred to any number of woven or printed patterns that intersected at right angles. Checked linens, such as this Natural Checked Linen, were used for a variety of purposes, including aprons, shirts, children’s clothing, trousers, and linings, and household items, such as toweling, bed hangings, and chair coverings. Descriptions of self-liberated individuals and other contemporary writings mention garments such as a "cross bar gown" or check shortgown or jacket.   

  • This Natural Checked Linen is plain woven and lightweight.
  • Suitable for 18th century gowns, aprons, accessories, men's trousers, linings, children's clothing and household items, as well as later-period dresses, skirts, jackets, aprons, trousers, vests and jackets . 
  • This Natural Checked Linen is 100% Polish Linen, 60 inches wide.

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