Natural Medium Weight "Osnaburg" Linen - $14.00 yd.

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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. "Osnaburg" or "Osnabrig" was coarse unbleached linen manufactured in various weights used for a variety of purposes.  It was purposed into lower class garments such as jackets, petticoats, trousers, aprons, children's garments, linings, hunting frocks, household items, baggings as well as other utilitarian needs.

  • This fabric is a course medium weight
  • It can loose up to 6 inches in length when washed and dryed hot.
  • Suitable for lower class garments such as jackets, petticoats, trousers, aprons, children's garments, linings, hunting frocks, household items, baggings as well as other utilitarian needs.
  • 100% Linen 61 inches wide.

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