Linen - the history and advantages of the material
Linen is a fabric with an amazingly rich history that goes back to the Neolithic period! Initially, flax fibers were probably used for stitching leather or as a string. Linen fabric, in a sophisticated form, very thin, transparent, originated in ancient Egypt, during the Old Kingdom. Many paintings and records about the production of flax and its use by the ancient Egyptians have been preserved. The most delicate linen fabrics have always been used for decorating temples and for dressing of priests and kings. To this day, due to its qualities, linen fabrics and clothing are considered a determinant of elegance, style and comfort.
In Poland, the Polish Len company was a symbol of success in the last decades of a centrally controlled economy. Polish scientists are still working on modifying flax to produce fibers whose properties are to make them a good alternative to their synthetic counterparts. Currently, products made of flax are valued for ecology and health. Linen dresses, pants, blouses or other products are in our country are synonymous with quality.
What are the advantages of linen fabrics? Did you know that linen has antibacterial properties and is not static? An interesting thing about flax is that the more material has contact with water, the stronger it becomes, its fibers become stronger, so you can say that linen clothes are long-lived. What's more, linen fabrics are airy, antiallergic and biodegradable so that when we wear flax we protect the environment! Let's put flax, let's save the earth!
Linen dresses Naturally non-painted pads can be machine washed in delicate detergents at temperatures up to 40 ° C, do not bleach, iron at temperatures up to 200 ° C. However, when it comes to dresses painted with fabric paints, hand washing in delicate detergents is recommended in order to preserve the freshness and durability of painting.