Soft (yes actually SOFT and nice to rub your hand over!) open weave 100% hemp burlap fabric. It might look like hessian, but it is SO superior. Besides the lovely feel, it has hemp's super strength. This burlap doesn't have the 'dirt' or grainy bits that often comes off hessian. It absorbs well and will work with resins. This fabric is made in Eastern Europe. Use for decorative purposes or structural.