What is Linen?

What is Linen?

Linen - current craze is a fabric made from the fibers of flax plant or better known as linseed. Woven Linen dates back over 30,000 years ago. Linen was used in ancient civilization of Mesopotamia and ancient Egypt. 

"Linen in Indian history finds innumerable mentions in the holy books like Vedas, Puranas, Upanishads and in ancient literature for its beauty, holiness, fineness, softness, and royal insignia." -  http://agropedia.iitk.ac.in/content/history-linen-indian-subcontinent

Linen fabric is known to be strong, absorbent and dries faster. Due to its properties mentioned, they are suitable for very hot climate. Linen fabrics too are known for natural anti-microbial properties.

A good Linen sarees are soft, heavy, strong, highly breathable and durable.

Tassels or pompoms are usually tied at the pallu to give attractive look. 

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