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This is a length of antique French linen fabric. It's a natural soft white color and was probably hand loomed. It has the nubby texture and natural slubs you find in lovely natural linen and it is fairly heavy. It was once part of a huge old French monogrammed sheet and probably dated back to the early 1900s. This fabric has a hand embroidered letter A worked in red cross stitch

Dimensions: it is just over 40 inches wide (102 cm) and just over 118 inches long (3 meters). The monogram is just over 3 inches high (8cm)

Condition: It has naturally occuring slubs and irregularities in the linen. There are also a few faint rust marks (please see photo) and some small holes which are close to the edge (see photo). Otherwise it is in good used condition ready for repurposing.

It has been freshly laundered and is ready for use. Great for your interior projects like pillows, curtains or cushion covers.

** Please note - as there is no label I cannot be certain of the fiber composition but I believe this to be pure linen fabric**

This fabric ships at the 1kg weight limit. I am happy to combine shipping on multiple purchases, please convo me for a price.

I have other French fabrics available:
and vintage laces and trims

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French linen fabric for reworking early 1900s monogram


  • Vintage Supply from 1900 - 1909
  • Materials: linen, cotton thread
  • Ships worldwide from France
  • Feedback: 934 reviews
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