Bengal Linen

BENGAL LINEN
Is not a flax yarn, but a lustrous fabric which resembles linen. It is made in India from the fibres of the bolls of a native plant. Woven in plain and twill weaves, low reed and pick and medium counts about 12's to 16's.

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