100% Linen, ~7 oz., 61" wide
In the 18th century unbleached linen was refered to as brown linen and was the cheapest available. This linen natural colored dyed linen has a slight greenish cast to it giving it an interesting earthy look. This linen is a good weight for men's trousers, coats and waistcoats. It will also work for sturdy laboring women's gowns, jackets and petticoats. In The Virginia Gazette of 1738, "RAN away . . . Two Servant Men: The one . . . Had on, when he went away, a greenish colour'd Coat and Breeches". Unbleached 35/2 linen thread will work well for hand sewing this fabric.
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This product was added to our catalog on Thursday 23 June, 2011.