During the 19th century during the industrial revolution century we find this very special fabric called “Elephant skin”, literally elephant skin. It was worn by the forensic workers, the roofers, the blacksmiths, in the factories of bolts or rivets, those workshops where the red-colored metal sparks burned the clothes of the laborious workmen.
The canvas had to hold this hard treatment and be both flexible and resistant like an elephant skin
This elephan skin vest, with a resistance that approaches that of leather even if it is made entirely of cotton.
German made in their legendary spirit of quality, this “elephant skin” has a weight that reaches 520 g / m2, its frame is exceptionally fine and braided using techniques of the time.
The strength of the “elephant skin” is due to this very high density of weft composed of twisted threads.
This Pike Brother vest is unique:
– strong reinforcing seams in highly stressed areas
– 100% cotton with a weight of 520 g / m2
– buttons in corozo
-Colour : Petrol
– made in Turkey
Warning ! follow the washing instructions for this particular fabric.