Light Brown Wool, WWV 658


70% Wool, 10% Cashmere, 20% Nylon

~15 oz, 59″ Wide


This is a very light colored woolen with a good nap on one side. Brown broadcloths are very commonly described in the 18th and early 19th centuries. In The Connecticut Journal in 1777, “Deserted . . .  from New Haven . . .  two soldiers, inlisted for the Continental Army . . .  [one of them] had on when he went away, a brown surtout, a pair of brown broadcloth breeches” shared with permission of Mike Barbieri. Unbleached 35/2 linen thread will be blend well for hand sewing. For hand sewing button holes try the buff quilter’s thread or drab buttonhole twist.

79 in stock

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