Linen is a natural fabric, made from the fibres of the flax plant.
Mentions of linen come from the Bible. Linen clothing were worn by the Egyptian queens, Egyptian mummies were wrapped in linen, symbolising light and purity. Linen was used by the Romans and during the Middle Ages.
The highest quality linen used for the bedding, bathroom linens and other household goods has become one of the luxury fabrics.