loden cloth

loden cloth

[′lōd·ən ‚klȯth]
(textiles)
A fleecy fabric woven from coarse wool in the Tyrolese area of Austria and Germany; it is naturally water-repellent.
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Loden cloth, melton cloth and boiled wool fall into this class, and they are some of the best materials for sewing outerwear that can beat the winter elements.
Carefully patched, stitched, and stretched from pieces of wool, cotton, and loden cloth and embroidered with a cute cluster of mushrooms--one of von Bonin's personal motifs--they play off feminine conventions just as her missile mocks stereotypical ma sculinity.
Her work might well manifest the signs and/or symptoms of personal investment--her favorite forms worked by hand, the use of loden cloth as a reference to her German identity, the affinity for American pop culture--but such quasinarrative fragments can function doubly as the fodder of absurdity, sarcasm, even irony.