Material Category:
Lead Time
Assembled in:
United Kingdom
Pattern Repeat
Width 20.3cm, Length 24.5cm
Thickness (mm)
140cm minimum
Abrasion Resistance
50,000 Martindale cycles
30 Shades
Flammability Rating
BS EN 1021 - 1 :2006 (cigarette), BS EN 1021 - 2:2006 (match), BS 7176 : 2007 Low Hazard, BS 5852 : 2006 Section 4 Ignition Source 5, BS 7176 : 2007 Medium Hazard (Note: Flammability performance is dependent on foam used)
Material Composition
76% Wool, 14% Recycled Jute, 10% Polyamide
Recycled Content
5 year guarantee
Vacuum regularly. Professionally dry clean or wipe with a damp cloth.
Color Fastness
Light Fastness: 5(ISO 105 - B02:1999), Fastness to Rubbing: Wet 4, Dry: 4 (ISO 105 - X12:2002)
Width (mm)
140cm minumum
Dye Method
Non metallic dyestuff
GIGA Rank:
23rd of 2533
RESET™ Points:
Total Points:
ISO 14001OHSAS 18001
Green Claims:
= Verified
= Unverified
  • Recycled Content
  • MR-4 Recycled Content
  • MR-6 Rapidly Renewable Materials


Fuelled by the desire to create a fabric from both rapidly renewable and recycled raw materials, Century is an innovative, environmental textile featuring both natural wool and recycled jute. The jute comes from hessian cloth sacks, used to transport cocoa and coffee beans, which are broken back into fibre for upcycling into yarn and fabric. The end product draws on our rich British heritage to create a modern interpretation of a textile classic with unique environmental positioning.

Century is a traditional “houndstooth” check design, woven in a robust double cloth and softened with a natural twist.

Projects (0):

No projects in GIGA currently use this material.

RESET™ Ranking Criteria:


C = +1B = +2A = +3
R1 = +5R2 = +6R3 = +7


P11 Ecology info loop

Ecology Information Loop

Summary: The impact of production cannot be improved if it isn't measured. This criterion recognizes manufacturers who document and communicate the environmental impact of their material production.(View Criteria)
  • Auditor Organization:BSI
  • Audit type:Third Party Audited
  • Audit No: EMS 35118
  • Audit Result: ISO 14001 is implemented, certification is achieved and submitted.
  • Date Awarded: 2013-05-12
  • Valid Until: 2017-03-02
  • Document Type: ISO 14001
  • Documented By: GIGA
P14 Factory safety

Safety of Factory

Summary: The health and safety of factory workers is an important part of a material's life-cycle impact. This criterion considers the safety standards that are practices at factories.(View Criteria)
  • Auditor Organization:BSI
  • Audit type:Third Party Audited
  • Audit No: OHS 539494
  • Audit Result: Factory has achieved OHSAS 18001 Certification and results are reported.
  • Date Awarded: 2012-01-30
  • Valid Until: 2015-01-30
  • Document Type: OHSAS 18001
  • Documented By: GIGA


U9 Safety of use

Safety of Use

Summary: Materials should be safe to use. This criterion helps ensure that they are by recognizing materials that meet industry safety standards.(View Criteria)
  • Auditor Organization:West Yorkshire
  • Audit type:Third Party Audited
  • Audit No: 65140
  • Audit Result: Meet the requirement of Flammability BS 7176 Medium Hazard
  • Date Awarded: 2014-05-20
  • Valid Until: 2015-09-18
  • Documented By: GIGA

SCORING SUMMARY: 0 RESET™ + 9 MNI Points = 9 Total Points

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