LINEN IN FLANDERS, A TRADITION OF EXCELLENCE
For centuries, flax has been grown and transformed into linen fabrics throughout Flanders, the westernmost region of Belgium, known since the Renaissance for its prosperity and culture. The climate and soil of the region, interlaced with many small rivers, have made it ideal for linen production.
Flanders Belgian Linen Medium 10m Roll is the original brand of Kowa using high-quality linen harvested mainly in the Flanders region which straddles France, Belgium, and the Netherlands. (The Flanders region is a generic term for the current Belgian, French, and Netherlands historical regions.)
Alres only uses high quality 100% pure flax (linen) which is prepared and processed using traditional methods. Canvasses come with one layer of hiding glue and are acrylic primed. The natural drying process takes place in a warm, ventilated space. Flanders Belgian Linen Medium 10m Roll is 100% high-quality linen canvas has 3 layers of gesso - 445gsm