Linens

Made of the sturdy fibers of the flax plant, linen fabrics are crisp, cool, and incredibly strong. Linen fabrics are excellent for garments, bed hangings, window curtains, and table linens. Below are a small selection of linens with patterns created by color and texture.

Crossbar Linen
Crossbar Linen

Weaving in progress on indigo crossbar linen to be used by the Betsy Ross House Museum for 18th century bed hangings.

Table Linen
Table Linen

A detail of a five-harness spot weave being reproduced for use as table linens.

Indigo Check
Indigo Check

A detail of a small check reproduced for The First Oval Office, a collaboration between The Museum of the American Revolution and Colonial Williamsburg.

Contemporary Check
Contemporary Check

18 yards of natural and bleached linen for a contemporary upholstery project wound on the cloth beam.

Darning checked linen for the Felix Vallee House Museum.

Red and White Linen
Red and White Linen

Lynnette weaving a red and white checked 18th century linen for George Washington's Ferry Farm and Historic Kenmore.

Checked Linens
Checked Linens

An assortment of plain and checked linens.

Handkerchief
Handkerchief

Detail of a reproduction early 19th century Neck Handkerchief in indigo and bleached linen.

Checked Linen
Checked Linen

Gold and bleached linen check.