Light Blue & White Cross Bar Checked Linen - $14.00 yd.


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In the 18th century, the term “checked” referred to woven or printed patterns that intersected at right angles.  Checked linens, such as this Light Blue & White Cross Bar Checked Linen, were used for garments, such as aprons, shirts, children’s clothing, trousers and linings, and household items, such as toweling, bed hangings and chair coverings.  Runaway descriptions and other contemporary writings mention garments, such as a "cross bar gown" or check shortgown or jacket.

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

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