Irish linen


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Irish linen

[′ī·rish ′lin·ən]
(textiles)
Thin linen fabric woven of Irish flax.
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Irish linen proved to be significantly stronger than cotton, and more resistant to fraying and holes.
The brewing process includes filtering locally-sourced products, such as lager malt and Belfast water, through Irish linen and allowing it to mature for six weeks.
The bouquet was wrapped with an antique Irish linen handkerchief from the bride's great aunt and a rosary from the bride's maternal grandfather.
Once the home of the Irish linen industry, tobacco production, rope-making and the famous Harland and Wolff shipbuilders, Belfast lays claim to a unique history - but it's also a city not afraid to move with the times.
We hear about Irish linen, proper silverware an "84-piece set" (142).
uk Inspired by the iconic British passport, this hand-screen printed product could be your ticket to a stylish home - the metallic ink on Irish linen and feather inner give this a feeling of real top quality.
Were not JFK and his brother Robert (also assassinated) the greatest adulterers ever to crease an Irish linen bed sheet?
com)-- A new website has been launched that promises to revive the fortunes of Irish Linen.
Look out for pieces of colourful old fabric to cover kitchen or dining chairs and Irish linen tea towels from the 1950s and 1960s.
Peter and Rebecca also produce a range of accessories including lampshades, cushions and 100% Irish linen tea towels - just to complete the look.
The tea towels will come from Ulster-based linen producer Thomas Ferguson Irish Linen.
We are probably all aware of Irish linen and, historically this is where some of the worlds best linen was produced from the 17th Century up to the end of the Second World War.

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