A Short History of Sofia’s Linen

While flax linen has been used in garments, beddings and fabrics since the time of the ancient Egyptians and then its use exported to Europe for nobles and royals, Sofia’s Linen brings the luxury that only true flax linen — not cotton — can offer. Es

A History of Flax Linen

Flax plants take about 100 days to mature for use, and its harvest usually came before the Egyptians harvested wheat. They would use fibers of the flax plant for clothing, beddings and dressings for mummies. It is reported by the historian Pliny t