Chiming in waaay late to the party (would this be considered the linen bedsheets discussion after-party?)
Last winter I’d purchased a duvet cover set (duvet cover, 2 pillow cases and bought an additional 2 pillow shams as well) which is (I just ran to check) 55% cotton, 45% linen. In case you want to look it up - @faheemm, I just went to look more closely at the company name - it’s Maspar and they’re made in India - if that’s of any help. It can’t be put in the dryer/bleached (but to remind myself, I tape the card from the bedding on the dryer so I don’t make an expensive boo boo), as I believe any linen can’t (could be wrong). On the photo, it also shows wrinkles. Like us, it just shows that wrinkles reflect quality!
It’s super breathable and lovely. It wasn’t cheap (even on sale). Given that my place is nowhere near a luxury (shared) home, I’d never consider using them for guests. Like someone else mentioned above earlier, I generally wouldn’t use anything for guests that would matter to me if it was broken/damaged/rendered useless.
After making sure that every guest room has a new/new to me bed, bedding, rugs, pillows, comforters, etc. etc. I FINALLY bought myself a brand new bed (my first since my teens), which sadly doesn’t go with said linen bedding. It’s just occurred to me to look up dyeing them - must google after writing this!
I’m super picky about the bedding I sleep on. To the same extent, I only offer my guests bedding I’d have no problem sleeping on. A lot of the lovely (and inexpensive) bedding sets I purchase for guests are cotton/poly blend. Previously, I’d only had cotton but you can guess what happened to those - stains that didn’t come out and so they ended up not being useable for guests. So they still stain/bleed on cotton/poly sheets but it’s easier to get out, for some reason.
Also? My latest discovery is bamboo bedding (it’s rayon made from bamboo but luxurious, lightweight, breathable). Apparently I’m on a roll - these have to be washed just with baking soda and vinegar in rinse cycle - hang dried. Such a joy to sleep on!
Now am obsessing with vintage bed linens - going to search…