This canvas is pure Belgian Linen. It has a translucency factor of 6%, which means that only 6% of light passes through the fabric, meaning, that it is a fairly tight weave. It has 45 yarns in the warp direction and 40 yarns in the other direction. Very uniform weave 8.9 oz/yd. Linen is the world''s strongest natural fiber, and is the most highly regarded cloth available for artist canvas, because it is so strong and stable. Paint on the surface of the cotton canvas can crack over time. Paint on a linen canvas, however, stands up a whole lot longer, due to it''s superior characteristics.
This canvas is sold by the yard. If you enter in a quantity of 5, you will recieve 85"x5 yards.