Felt slipper Coburg fox sheep
From Coburg Fox Sheep Wool.
The Coburg Fox Sheep comes from a resistant old landrace breed, which was found in the European low mountain ranges. Today there are only a few thousand animals left, their dense wool is mainly used for carpet production. The wool from these sheep changes in colour over the course of their life: from a golden or reddish brown to a lighter shade with a reddish shimmer. The wool of the full-grown sheep is also called the "golden fleece". With our slippers, we take care not to spoil the beautiful natural colouring by dyeing it or bleaching it.
If someone says “Patschen” in Austria, they’re most likely talking about their slippers. Ours come from Gottstein, in Imst, Austria. In 1926, the company started producing impeccable fulled felt. Down to the present day, Gottstein has the virgin wool fleece, softened in nothing less than pure mountain spring water, squeezed and beaten in shape on an original “hammer” fulling machine until the fleece is thick enough to be used for house-slippers of this kind of quality. Each slipper is made from a single section of the wool felt; hence, annoying cut edges do not occur in this type of manual production. Put on a last, the slippers get their final shape by dampening, pressing and careful drying. You may notice the slight bulge at the toe, a shape that makes walking particularly comfortable. The pure wool felt makes for balanced temperature conditions all year round.
The slippers run rather small: We recommend choosing a size one size larger than your usual size.
Article Number 87922
If you have a question concerning this product you are welcome to contact us. For this your E-Mail program will open.
For advice, spare parts or special requests - our customer centre will take care of your questions and concerns, personally and competently.
You can reach us from Monday to Friday at +49 2309 939095 or anytime at firstname.lastname@example.org
It is good for everything: With our PDF gift certificates you can choose from the entire Manufactum selection. Pick a motif which you can send by email or print out and present personally, immediately after submitting your order.Order now