For centuries a much used type of textile, but after the middle of the last century priced out of the market by cotton and synthetc fabrics. But the qualities of linen are being rediscovered: the fabric is strong, durable, breathable, it has a classy look. Linen is suitable for all kinds of garments as well as for interior applications.
Linen is made from flax, a crop which has a relatively small ecological footprint. The linen fabrics you find here are made in Belgium and Austria from Western European flax, renowned for its long and strong fibres - because of which there is an increasing demand from even China and India.