Unique Fleece Wall Art From Different Fleece

£167.50

Unique Fleece Wall Art From Different Fleece

I made this unique piece of wall art from 4 different fleece.  The cream and brown main part, is Jacob fleece. I added some dark brown Zwartble fleece and some of Dora’s lush long silver locks.  Dora was a Texel mule, she had a fantastic fleece,  I made several items from Dora’s fleece, a rug and a wall art.

This wall art is an original item, a unique one off piece to decorate your walls and remind you of nature at its best.

The art pieces are made with shorn fleece, this means the sheep is still alive and growing next years fleece.

This art piece is made from 3 different breed of fleece, it demonstrates the wide difference in staple length and softness in different types of fleece.   The staple length ranges from 3/4″ to 8″ long.  Fleece is so tactile you just want to sink your fingers into the piece when you walk passed.

Size 38″ by 36″

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Unique Fleece Wall Art From Different Fleece

I made this unique piece of wall art from 4 different fleece.  The cream and brown main part, is Jacob fleece. I added some dark brown Zwartble fleece and some of Dora’s lush long silver locks.  Dora was a Texel mule, she had a fantastic fleece,  I made several items from Dora’s fleece, a rug and a wall art.

This wall art is an original item, a unique one off piece to decorate your walls and remind you of nature at its best.

Jacob Sheep

Jacob sheep have fleece that vary in colour and length of staple.  The colours vary from dark brown with golden tips, as a result they form a unique patchwork effect of warm browns and creams. The fleece locks can vary in length from a few 6cm up to 15cm and can be tight curls to a plush dense texture.  Learn more about Jacob Sheep from the Jacob Sheep Society.

Zwartble Sheep

Zwartble sheep have fleece can vary in shade of brown, the length of staplr can vary due to the age of the sheep or where on the sheep it comes from. The colour is usually dark brown with golden tips. The fleece locks vary in length from a few 6cm up to 15cm. They usually have a very springy depth to their fleece. Learn more about Zwartble Sheep from the Zwartble Sheep Society.

Texel

Telex Sheep are very big, their fleece is either cream or tones of grey which are called Blue Texel.  Learn more about Texel sheep from the Texel Sheep Society.

Mule Sheep

Mule sheep are 2 different sheep that have been breed together, learn more about mule sheep.

Fleece

The sheep must be shorn every summer to keep the sheep cool and help prevent blow fly strike.  I buy quality fleece from pet sheep owners and use a process called wet felting to felt a backing. As a result it is similar to a sheepskin rug, but far better for the sheep!

Because the sheep live outside all year round, the item could contain tiny pieces of grass, it is impossible to get every tiny piece out.  It might initially shed a small amount of fleece.

100% Natural Wool Fibre

Jacob fleece

Texel fleece

Zwartble fleece

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Shipping

Shipping to the UK is included in the price.  I am happy to ship any item. Overseas buyers please contact me for shipping costs.

Returns

If you are unhappy with your items and would like a refund please contact me within 5 days of receiving your item. Items must be returned unused and at the buyer’s expense.

After care

This item is made from a natural fibre, as such it can be washed.  If it has just been spilt on, use a damp cloth to wipe the area. If it has been soiled more, you can wash it by hand or on a cool washing machine cycle, if you use too hot or too cold a cycle your item will shrink.

 

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Dimensions 97 × 92 cm

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