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What is "Art Linen" - Definition & Explanation

A linen woven with even threads that are especially good for embroidery. It is very easy to 'draw' the yarns for drawn thread work. Comes bleached, or colored. Has a soft finish. Has been use for needlework.
A plain-weave, softly finished fabric used either bleached or unbleached as a base fabric for needlework.
Closely woven round-thread linen, used chiefly for embroidery generally in the plain weave, Bleach, unbleached, and colors. Also used for dresses and table liners.
Plain weave, cylindrical yarn with very soft finish that makes the well-known needlework base fabric on which it is easy “to draw the yarns.”

Some other terms

Some more terms:

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