100% cotton, 56" wide
This muslin has a bit of a sheen to it and a beautiful drape. Fine cotton muslin is called batiste today. In the last half of the 18th century fine linen cambric began to be made of cotton. At the turn of the 18th century gowns made of fine cotton muslin became the rage. In the The Proceedings of the Old Bailey, London of 1805, a deposition includes "Q. Was it a muslin gown? - A. I cannot say; it was a white gown; I have not been able to ascertain whether it was muslin or no.
Q. It was a white gown and a long train? - A. I cannot answer whether it was a long train or a short one.
Q. The lady had it in her hand when she came into the shop and when she went out; I should suppose if a lady's train was not long, she would not hold it up? - A. I cannot say.
" White fine linen thread or fine white silk thread for hand sewing will match this fabric.
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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 14 July, 2016.