1C64 NEW SAFARI Softened - 100% Linen - Middle (5.3 oz/yd2)

Price: $14.94 per yard
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American painter Robert Ryman made many of his quiet, introspective paintings on biscuit toned backdrops, colored with the same warm, comforting neutral of NEW SAFARI Linen. He interrupted these backgrounds with jarringly fresh shades of arctic white, sometimes skidding like an accident across the picture plane, other times neatly ordered into fenced off squares.
A leading painter of 1960s New York, Ryman straddled a middle ground between the painterliness of Abstract Expressionism and the white, pristine order of Minimalism, combining visceral, tactile mark making with order, repetition and a limited color range of white, beige and brown. “There is never a question of what to paint,” he wrote, “but only how to paint.”

A finer quality 5.3 ounce medium weight 100% linen that is woven with finer threads, and an increased thread count. The higher thread count makes 1C64 shrink less and gives this linen a very smooth and luxurious look and feel, earning it the moniker "luxury linen".

Fabric specifications:

Article : 1C64
Content : 100% Linen
Type : BASIC
Thread size warp : 23.8
Thread size weft : 23.8
Thread count warp : 49
Thread count weft : 49
Weight : 5.3 oz/yd2
Width : 58 inch
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So hppy to see more colors in IC64
Reviewer: Karen

I love IC64. It's great for bias cut clothing because the number of threads in the warp and the weft are the same. It's soft, too. So I was delighted to be abl e to buy it in Safari, which is a beautiful warm neutral. I see a pair of loose trousers in the near future!