This bread plate napkin is hem stitched and embroidered in white linen weave cotton with a red Greek Cross. Very soft and absorbent. Simply machine wash and iron when damp.
Dimensions: 13.5″ x 13.5″
A bread plate napkin is used to cover the bread or wafers until it is served during communion.
Why cotton instead of linen? Modern linens are highly processed. This gives a lot of strength to the fabric but decreases the ability to absorb. Cotton is naturally softer and more absorbent than linen.