Light Blue & White Cross Bar Checked 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.
- This linen is lightweight.
- It is suitable for men’s shirts, aprons, children’s clothing, linings and utilitarian needs. Also well suited for early 19th century and onward as gowns, skirts & bodices,
- 100% Irish Linen 58 inches wide.
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