Damask Linen Table Cloth

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imageThis Damask linen tablecloth emerged from my vintage linen stash today. It is a lovely, hardly used tablecloth. There are two of these cloths one is “small” at 8 foot long and the second is a huge banqueting table cloth at 15 foot long!

Now there’s  two problems here.

1) I don’t often have a banquet and

2) I don’t have a table anywhere near that long.

This particular linen is made by weaving a pattern into the actual warp and weft of the fabric. A shiny thread is woven to create a pattern as the light alters on the fabric.

Damask linen is a beautiful fabric and maybe would make a set of very nice curtains if I was ever brave enough to cut it!

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