This is what we call fibres that come from the first shearing of a sheep or lamb. They have been neither spun nor felted nor part of any other finished product, and contain no more than 0.3% of impurities.
Prince of wales
While the future Edward VII was the first Prince of Wales to wear this highborn fabric in the 19th century, it was to his successor that it owes its name and part of its reputation. Rapidly adopted by the British and Americans - it covered the royal shoulders of Edward VIII during a visit to New York – in the 20th century, this nuanced grid pattern went from an indispensable country-style to a major classic of urban masculinity.