Sleeve covers are fabric tubes that have elastic both ends. They slip over the hand and are usually worn from just above the elbow to the wrist. Sleeve covers protect the shirt sleeves from becoming soiled when a person is engaged in completing a task, such as polishing shoes, that has the potential of soiling the shirt. You may remember when Steven Fry, who played the talented valet Jeeves in the British comedy Jeeves and Wooster, wore black sleeve covers when he polished Bertie Wooster?s shoes. Fast forward to today, and it is not uncommon for the person serving dinner in my home to be touching up the silver an hour or so before the guests arrive. With sleeve covers and an apron his uniform is kept virtually pristine. These particular sleeve covers are made of TyvekŪ flashspun polyolefin, a unique, non-woven material produced by Dupont?. They are resistant to penetration, chemically and biologically inert, low linting and anti-static treated. Although ideally suited for shoe polishing, silver cleaning and the like, Jeeves may have keep a par in the boot of his employer?s Aston Martin for unanticipated mechanical breakdowns. 10 pairs per order.