White Shirt Linen, WLG 111


100% Linen, 5.75 oz, 60″ Wide


This exceptionally fine 100% shirt linen 5.75 oz. is ideal for officer’s shirts and fine shifts but also may be used for men’s linen caps, the tabs of stocks and cravats. This linen is some of the finest available today having less slubs and more threads (45) to the inch. In The Virginia Gazette of 1774 “RUN away . . .  in Maryland, an indented servant man named JOHN WHITE . . .  professes gardening and farming, and had on, and took with him . . .  a fine linen shirt and neckcloth, marked I.K.” When hand sewing this linen try 35/2 or 60/2 white linen thread.

1316 in stock

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