This plain weave brick red cotton is beautifully suited for embroidery worked cuffs and colors on shirts and jackets in whatever genre you choose. 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 lovely brick red is a plain weave, cotton itself is also available in Sateen, Velvet and as a loose weave muslin. Perfect for a small cap, collar and cuffs, or belting ribbon, this piece of brick red cotton is just shy of 1/2 yard long and can add accent to a variety of cosplay or fantasy creations, as well as historical recreations.
45 inches wide but only 17 inches long, this is a scant half yard of 100% mid weight cotton.