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What is the chemical composition of linen?

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Flax fiber is a cellulosic fiber with the monomer (basic unit) as cellobiose. Cellobiose is composed of two glucose units joined together by (1-4) glycosidic linkage and is obtained as a result of partial hydrolysis of cellulose. The chemical composition of cellulose (92%), hemicellulose (2%), lignin (4%), and other substances (2%).

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