Dark Blue Linen, WLG 166


100% Linen, 7.5 oz, 60″ Wide


During the War of 1812 blue linen hunting frocks were used by some US regiments of riflemen. Some men’s aprons were also made of blue linen. This is the blue many of these regiments use. In The Proceedings of the Old Bailey criminal trials, London in 1779 “MARY JAMES and MARY COLD were indicted for breaking and entering the dwelling-house of Robert Tallworthy . . .  and stealing . . .  a blue linen apron, value 6 d.” Navy blue 35/2 linen thread will work well when hand sewing this linen.

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