Linen History 50 B.C
When he conquered the Gauls, Julius Caesar was impressed by the high-quality textiles produced in the plains of Flanders (a historic region that spread through Belgium and France) by a population he called the Belgae! In the Celtic language, the name of this nation was
Bel'ch: linen. And the Gaulist priests - Druids - who dressed in linen were known as Belek.