Glossary of Linen Fabrics and Weaves

Butcher’s Linen Fabric was originally a heavy, sturdy linen fabric used for French butchers’ aprons. This type of heavy fabric was also used for interfacing.

Damask, a jacquard weave, is a reversible rich weave, patterned in satin or plain weave.

Venise is a very fine damask table linen fabric consisting of large floral patterns.