100% linen, 60" wide, ~6 oz.
Although there is considerable confusion as to what color copperas was, this is one of the many possible shades. This linen is a good weight for men's trousers, coats, jackets and waistcoats. It will also work for sturdy laboring women's gowns, jackets and petticoats. For example in The Newport Mercury of 1764, "Ran away . . . an Indented Servant Man . . . a Blacksmith and Farrier by Trade . . . had then on a green Jacket" as cited in personal communication with Mike Barbieri. Medium green 50/3 linen thread is a bit greener but the best match to this linen.
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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 16 October, 2014.