Fox Charcoal Serge

£154
Fox Brothers' Charcoal Serge
CODE: FS436DR A2087/52
WEIGHT: 510/540g or 18/19oz
TYPE: Fox Serge

This tightly woven cloth is given a 'dry clean' finish resulting in beautiful dry handle, for more of an authenitic hand feel. Crisper than the Midnight serge. The distinguishing feature of serge is the defined twill line. Available in charcoal using the finest grey and charcoal twist with black pure new wool, woven by Fox Brothers in their Somerset mill.  Fox Brother's started weaving serge in the early 1700's where it has developed over time to result in this elegant cloth. This cloth can now be  purchase by the metre for the first time exclusively here on The Merchant Fox.

Features
  • 150cm width
  • Woven by Fox Brothers and Co. in the South West England
  • 100% Pure New Wool
  • Dry clean only
  • Your tailor will be able to advise of quantity of cloth required

This West of England overcoating collection is all woven in Fox Brothers' Somerset Mill.  Fox has been weaving fine cloth since 1772.  The Cloth in this bunch uses 100% wool.  Using ‘Kersey’ yarn we have created a range of durable, yet luxurious overcoat cloths. The collection also includes the Fox Brothers West of England Covert Cloth.

The overcoating cloths take reference for Fox Brothers extensive archive held at our Somerset Mill. The cloths are classic and timeless using traditional methods that Fox have pioneered over many generations.

The weight of cloth in this collection varies between 500 grams to 1,000 grams.

The collection includes ‘British Warm’, ‘West of England Covert’, ‘Chesterfield’ and the very British ‘Reefer’ cloth.

In addition to being the original creators of flannel, Fox Brothers’ long and illustrious history includes the development of the serge drape mixture, now known worldwide as khaki, which was given Royal approval by the Prince of Wales in 1900.

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