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Dark Brown Wool, WWV 647

$29.95

100% Wool, 15 oz, 57" Wide


Brown shows up repeatedly in portraits of New England men's suits for the entire 18th century in several shades but was common throughout the colonys and Europe. This is a milk chocolate colored woolen with a good nap on both sides. In The Providence Gazette in 1772 Rhode Island, "RAN away . . .  a bound Servant . . .  had on, and took with him . . .  a dark brown Broadcloth double-brested short Jacket . . .  He can work at Farming Business, has worked in a Forge, and is given to Gaming, mostly Hustlecap." cited in Taylor, Runaways, Deserters, and Notorious Villains From Rhode Island Newspapers Volume 1, 2001. Black linen thread 50/3 will be the best match for hand sewing. For hand sewing button holes try the brown quilter's thread or dark brown buttonhole twist.


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