What is "Butcher's Linen" - Definition & Explanation

A Strong, Heavy, Plain Weave Linen Fabric With Uneven, Thick And Thin Yarns In Both Warp And Weft - Often Used In Tablecloths And Aprons.
A plain-weave, stiff fabric with thick-and-thin yarns in both the warp and the filling. The fabric was originally made of linen but is now duplicated in 100% polyester or a variety of blends such as polyester/rayon or polyester/cotton.
Butcher’s Linen was originally a heavy, sturdy linen fabric used for French butchers’ aprons. This type of heavy fabric was also used for interfacing.

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