Linen cloth is a derived from flax plant. It is strong, absorbent and draws heat from the body. It has a characterstics to wrinkle unless its treated. It proves to be poor affimity for dyes. Linen have a tendency to shirink and stretch. It is deterioted by mildew.
Uses of linen cloth:
Linen cloth usually have coarse texture and natural lustre. Weave weights vary from very light to heavy. Used for spring, summer wear at many household items.
Caring tips for Linen:
Linen cloth is usually dry cleaned to retain the crisp finish. It can also be washed if softness is prefered. Usually shrinks when it is washed.