Grenfell Cloth was a close-woven cotton twill material used to make outdoor clothing from its creation in 1923 until the late 20th century. It was named for Sir Wilfred Grenfell, a medical missionary in Newfoundland. He asked for a waterproof cloth to be woven to protect himself from the wet and cold weather he encountered in his travels.
The clothing was used in many expeditions.
The cloth was made from 600 thread-per-inch Egyptian cotton by T.Haythornthwaite & Sons Ltd at Lodge Mill, Burnley, UK.
- "Grenfell for the Mountaineer". Retrieved 2008-08-22.
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