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Made for a millenium, loden was first (and still) made in the Tyrol mountains of Austria. It is a sturdy woven wool fabric that is heavily fulled for weather resistance. First made of coarse wool from mountain sheep, the name is derived from Old High German loda, hair cloth. Traditionally black, red or white, a deep olive green color more recently popular became known as loden green.

Uses: Outerwear

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