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A jaunty jacquard with a captivating, almost abstract motif.

GOTS:   Certified  organic  textile by Control Union to Global Organic Textile standards.
LEED:   Eligible for credits: indoor air quality, use of rapidly renewable resources, and/or innovation
Fiber Composition:   100% long fiber linen
Colorways:   4
Width:   54" / 137.2 cm
Weight:   10.3 oz sq yd; 350 gm sq meter
Repeat:   H: 15.7 “/ 40 cm;  V: 19.7”, 50 cm
Country of Origin:   Chile
Cal 117:   Not tested
NFPA 701:   Pass (when treated with fire retardant)
Abrasion:   25,000 Wyzenbeek


Chilean Mill. The fibers were grown sustainably in Belgium, and spun into yarn and woven at a family-owned mill in Chile where the owners are in the process of transferring their considerable production facilities to entirely green processes. The ginning and spinning is certified by Control Union according to EU standard 2092/91.

The mill owners have been steadfastly putting Global Organic Textile Standards into place and are now fully compliant. They intend to exceed GOTS standards on occasion.  For instance, they recently changed from using carbomxymethylcellulose as a sizer (which is allowed under Global Organic Textile Standard 2.3.5) to potato starch, a more eco-friendly choice. All dyes are free of heavy metals, AZO colorants and aromatic amines, and all wastewater is certified pure by independent auditors.

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