Tag: Linen

Linen, The Body Fiber

Matthew Gray // AMH 4112.001 – The Atlantic World, 1400-1900 Imagine you wake up one day in colonial America, with no idea why you are there or how you got there. What is the first thing you need to do? Get some clothes so that you fit in and not draw people’s unwanted attention. You […]

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Imitation Scottish Linen

James Wilson // AMH 4112.001 – The Atlantic World, 1400-1900 After looking through the Ready Money account (1760-1761) of Glassford and Henderson’s Colchester store in Virginia, there were a few items that stuck out to me because I had no idea what they were. One of which was Osnaburg, having never heard of this, I […]

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