Black & White Crossbar Checked Linen - $14.00 yd.


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Black & White Crossbar Checked Linen

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 Black & White Crossbar 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 Black & White Crossbar Checked Linen is medium weight and plain woven.
  • Suitable for men’s shirts, aprons, the occasional jacket or gown, men's trousers or 19thc vests or coats & children’s clothing, linings and utilitarian needs.
  • 100% Polish Linen, 58 inches wide.

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