Black Fine Wool Broadcloth - $30.00 yd.
In the 18th century, broadcloth, such as this Black Fine Wool Broadcloth, was woven on a wide loom, measuring 54-63 inches. It was distinguished by its stoutness, tightness of weave, and denseness of fulling, which was sheared close to create a silky but firm hand. The tightness of the broadcloth allowed it to be cut raw and left without raveling, unlike flannels and other spongy wools. Broadcloth was finished in various qualities from coarse to superfine.
- This Black Fine Wool Broadcloth has a tight weave, is lightly brushed, and has a good hand.
- Broadcloth is well suited to uniforms, Lady's and Men's outerwear, coats, breeches, waistcoats, Lady's riding habits, 19thc winter pelisses as well as any tailoring need.
- This Black Fine Wool Broadcloth is 100% Wool, 59 inches wide.
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