They're 85 percent wool, nice and scratchy in a manly sort of way, and rest is nylon. They're made in North Carolina and have rubber dots on the fingers and palms, for good gription. Unlike synthetic gloves, they're cozy instantly and neverever get clammy. Cheap good gloves for riders & others. Good to about 42 degrees, and heavens to jiminy cricket--you won't find a better deal in cool weather gloves. Get them and keep them around.