Pure Irish Linen and Made in Britain with a Low carbon footprint, keeping our workforce in work.
?All About Linen
Linen fabric has been used for more than 10,000 years and used to be called the fabric of the Kings with the Egyptians using it extensively, (wrapping mummies in long lengths of linen was a very common thing to do). Phoenician’s used to make sails from heavy weight linen fabric for their sails. From the 15th century, linen fabric was used as a canvas for painting and it is still common place to see this used today.
Made from the Flax plant, Linen fabric is noted as the fabric of luxury and symbolises comfort and elegance and also:
- Has antibacterial and antifungal characteristics
- Does not cause irritation or allergies when worn
- Gives protection against UV radiation
- Carries tensile strength and is highly durable
- Absorbs moisture 20 times of its weight but never gives a wet impression
- After each wash, gets stronger with a better look
- Has low elasticity, linen cloths do not deform themselves
- Is 100% biodegradable and is waste-less