This is a 100% wool covert was the original shower proof coating, long before the introduction of DWR finishes. The outer surface of the cloth is a fine web or high twisted merino worsted warp yarns. These are drawn together by the contraction of the lambswool weft yarns during the milling part of the finishing process. The resulting compact sheer cloth face produces a natural barrier to any water absorption. 100% wool, 495g/m.