Beige Cotton remnant is perfect for facings, linings, collars and cuffs, just waiting for embroidery to liven it up. Cotton has been used as a fabric dating back to at least the 15th century for European contact and thousands of years for Indian and North African wear, and Native American wear. While seen as a low cost option and historically off for European costuming, Cotton has been used for garments in Europe from the Renaissance on, and was developed in to a highly finished fashion fabric by the 18th century, easily rivaling silk as a fashion fabric of choice.
Damask Raven specializes in fabrics that are historically accurate and cotton has a long history of being fashionable. While this beige piece is a plain weave, cotton itself is also available in Sateen, Velvet and as a loose weave muslin. Perfect for a short sleeved peasant blouse, lining, collared shirt, or an Elizabethan cap, 2/3 of a yard of beige cotton can add a lovely focal point for re-creationist costuming. Make a coif or a mob cap, collar and cuffs, and embroider it for spectacular results. Only your imagination limits the possibilities for this beige cotton.
56 inches wide, 2/3 yard long.