"The long white linen vestment worn in early times by all ecclesiastics at divine service. It differed from the more modern surplice, which is only a modification of it, in having narrower sleeves. At the foot and wrists were embroidered ornaments called apparels." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

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"The long white linen vestment worn in early times by all ecclesiastics at divine service. It differed…

This table cloth is made out of linen damask, a weaving technique. The border is a Gothic design with the figures of St. George, St. Andrew and St. Patrick. In the center is St. George and the dragon.

Table Cloth

This table cloth is made out of linen damask, a weaving technique. The border is a Gothic design with…

This table cloth is made out of linen damask, a weaving technique. It has a vine design.

Table Cloth

This table cloth is made out of linen damask, a weaving technique. It has a vine design.

The flax plant supplied the threads required for the linen manufactured into clothing before cotton became popular.

flax

The flax plant supplied the threads required for the linen manufactured into clothing before cotton…

Flax is used commercially to produce linen due to its heavy fiber content.

Flax

Flax is used commercially to produce linen due to its heavy fiber content.

Flax is used commercially to produce linen due to its heavy fiber content.

Flax

Flax is used commercially to produce linen due to its heavy fiber content.

The flax plant supplies the thread required for linen manufacturing.

Flax Plant

The flax plant supplies the thread required for linen manufacturing.

"A device for making flutes in a fabric or article of dress, as a ruffle." -Whitney, 1911

Fluting Iron

"A device for making flutes in a fabric or article of dress, as a ruffle." -Whitney, 1911