July 27th, 2017
The egyptians named linen canvas "woven moonlight", while the latin denomination is "linium usitatissimum", underlining its duly utilitarian character.
Linen is known as an ecological fiber, as cultivating it doesn't consume a lot of energy nor necessitate chemical processes during its transformation into yarn. linen fibers are thermoregulative, antibacterial, and hypoallergenic. their resistance enables them to be employed for purely technical uses : postal bags, automotive industry, etc.
In fields, the linen flower blooms around june 15th. ephemereal, it generally appears only half a day, between 10 am and 1 pm.
Our shirts in italian linen and japanese cotton and linen blend are made in france by atelier confection du boischaut nord,shirting specialist since 1971, in ecueille, indre.
The Ampo Provençal print is developed by Les Olivades, a family-owned textile printing company located in the area of Avignon. The atelier, created in 1818, continues to perpetuate the traditional know-how of textile printing in the south of France. The rich history of the printing works, is marked by the acquisition of the company by the current president's grandfather in the post-World War II period.Read →