Backroom Sale Tweed Jacket
Posted On: February 19, 2016 BY Delamere
The Origin of Tweed
is commonly thought that tweed emerged in Scotland and Ireland as a way
for the farmers there to battle the chilly, damp climate that
characterizes those parts. Tweed began as a hand woven fabric. The cloth
was rough, thick, and felted and the colors were muted and earthy. It
was truly a working man’s cloth. As far as the name goes, there are a
couple of theories.
is a River Tweed in Scotland and the cloth was made in the Tweed
Valley, and some believe that is the origin of the word.
more popular legend has it that the name tweed is a twist on the
Scottish word for “tweel” or twill in our parlance, which is the
signature weave of the fabric. It is said that in 1826, a London
clerk accidentally transcribed an order to “tweel” and wrote
“tweed” instead, and from there the name came into use.
Whatever the origin, tweed is a rugged fabric, resistant to wind and water with excellent insulating properties.
Barbour Men’s Gamefair Tweed Jacket
The men’s Barbour Tweed
Gamefair Jacket is a part of the sporting collection. Expertly crafted
with an 100% wool tweed outer. The classic British look.
abundance of features make it extra prepared for winter,including a
storm-fly front,handwarmer pockets and a relaxed fit that allows for
plenty of room for layering on frosty days.
Regularly $499 ON SALE $349
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