4. Shetland ewe. Living Sheep Fleece Rug.
Shetland Ewe, Dawn. OAP sheep age 13!
Approx. 110 x 65cm.
Beautifully soft, cotton wool like fleece in a mixture of tones ranging from brown to ginger to cream sun bleached highlights.
This is one of our 'primitive' breeds, from the far Northern Isles. Hardy and thrifty, the breed grows a short, ultra soft coat, and unusually for sheep - naturally has a short tail
This girl was sheared in May and lives in East Cornwall.