Mixed Red Kersey Wool - $28.00 yd.

6762-1

$7.00

"Kersey" was a cheap twilled and lightly fulled wool much in demand especially among lower classes for its ability to shed water, keep out the cold and wear well.  Noted to be used greatly in overcoats, uniforms and other utilitarian garments it was also used in home furnishings and draperies. The red of this wool is madder in it's hue. "Mix't" in the 18th century could be yarns dyed and then woven or in this case various yarn fibers spun together to create this mottled affect. 

  • Our wool is coating weight. 
  • Well suited for winter bedgowns,  greatcoats, cloaks, jackets, coats,  breeches, waistcoats, pelisses, children's wear and winter furnishings.
  • 100% Wool 62 inches wide.
  • You can find this sample in the Wool: Worsted & Woolen Specialty Fabrics Swatch Pack
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