Looks neat enough to be an original Dan.
What does the top look like?
Hi Dan, I think it is a good piece.
You can generally tell by the feel and smell.
All these natural fibres ending up with a distinctive 'honk' about them.
All the best
From your images, this wimpel appears to be an original period piece.
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