Linen History

linen fiberFrom Flax the Linen is made, Ancient Egyptians firstly used linen. Linen was a symbol of purity for the Egyptians because earliest linen cloth color was usually white. Linen was used for not only clothing and household articles but also linen used in religious practices.
From India, Egyptians import cotton for producing textiles. Now a days linen also used to designate such household items such as towels, cotton sheets, napkins etc.  The linen may be originated from Egyptian word ‘linum’.

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