IL019 DOLPHIN GRAY Softened - 100% Linen - Middle (5.3 oz/yd2) - 1.50 Yards

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Robert Delaunay’s art is filled with silvery shades of grey-blue like DOLPHIN-GRAY Linen, which he adopted to convey the sparkling atmosphere of the modern city. One of the greatest pioneers of the early 20th century, Delaunay stirred up a storm with his dazzling Cubist and Orphist abstractions. 

Backgrounds in his paintings are subtle arenas of grey and blue, miming the silver sheen of the industrial age. On their surface small accents of acid-sharp color loop, swirl and shimmer, capturing the buzzing anticipation of life in avant-garde Europe. “What is of great importance to me,” he wrote, “is observation of the movement of colours.”

At a medium weight of 5.3 ounces, this 100% linen is versatile enough to be referred to as an All Purpose or Do it All linen. With its smooth look and tighter weave, this linen is neither sheer or heavy, but just the right in-between weight you will need for a variety of projects.

The cloth is Softened so we have added a softener to give it a silkier hand. The fabric has not been laundered so shrinkage will still have to be taken into consideration (shrinkage depends on fabric weave and laundering method).

Fabric specifications:

Article : IL019 Multi Purpose
Content : 100% Linen
Type : BASIC
Thread size warp : 17.9
Thread size weft : 17.9
Thread count warp : 46
Thread count weft : 37
Color : DOLPHIN GRAY
Weight : 5.3 oz/yd2
Width : 59 inch

Customer Questions and Answers

IL019 Dolphin Gray Gilbert Top by Helen's Closet This fabric is wonderful to work with and comfortable to wear.

Robin • June 5, 2022
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