Black Round Cloth Covered 3-Wire Cord, Cotton - PER FOOT

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The perfect addition to any lamp or small appliance such as fans and radios, this beautiful fabric covered electrical wire is a great way to replicate that vintage industrial age charm.

This is BRAND NEW, antique style 3-wire, 18 gauge (known as 18/3) stranded copper electrical cord. The 3 wires allow you to use a ground wire, although many lighting situations won't require one, in which case just clip the green wire and leave it unused. The main point is that this is a round cord, which lets you use it for certain purposes that typical flat 2-wire won't work, such as a pulley fixture or a retractable trouble light cord, or you just need that rounded look! 


  • Fabric: Cotton
  • Max: 300 Volts, 105 Degrees Celsius
  • Diameter: 7.1mm, or about 1/4"
  • UL: Yes
  • Made in USA

3 wire round cord is available in: black (cotton or rayon), white, red, brown, gold, yellow/gold, silver, zigzag, and hounds-tooth, see our other items! We have over 40 varieties of cloth covered wire available.

Plugs shown not included, but are available in the "Plugs" section

Suitable for: 
Table-top, floor, and pendant use as well as many other applications, include wiring fans and small appliances. Wire is not intended to carry a heavy electrical load, and should not be used for larger appliances, high heat settings, or to carry other large electrical currents. You are responsible for the safe use of these products, if you are unsure of your abilities or the requirements of your application, we recommend you consult with an electrician or qualified professional. A simple rewiring can really breathe new life into an old fixture, if you're unsure of how to do it there are many step by step instructions and videos that can be found online, it's easier than you think! 
  • 5
    Perfect for What I needed.

    Posted by David R. Smyth on Jun 9th 2024

    This wire is going to be used to restore an antique radiant heater from my father-in-laws workshop. I've used it for 18 years in my workshop and needs the cloth covered cord replaced. Perfect! Thanks.

  • 5
    Outstanding! Actually, amazing!

    Posted by William on May 9th 2024

    The product is absolutely top tier, and their service and subject knowledge is welcome oxygen and light -in the sea of uncaring vendors -out from under every rock.

    Loyalty should be reality-based. Paul made sure that I got what I needed, when I required it. He has my consumer loyalty.

    It was an extensive search, but I finally solved the expertise, quality, and price issue, when I found Snakehead!

    I thank them!

    Kind regards,


  • 5
    Well made. Brand new but definitely looks vintage

    Posted by Robert on Oct 12th 2023

    I will be conducting business with Snake Head products as my hobbies increase

  • 5
    Cotton covered 3-wire cord

    Posted by Clay on Aug 18th 2023

    Excellent product! High quality modern insulated wire inside, retro look cotton covering, period correct for my antique fan refurb.

  • 5
    Excellent match for RH chandelier cable

    Posted by James NYC on Feb 14th 2023

    Great communication, the product was out of stock, and Paul emailed me twice wants to ask if I wanted to cancel the order while it was produced and then to say when it would be arriving. I knowing when the product is coming, makes all the difference because I can manage my clients expectations.
    Thank you!
    James NYC.

  • 5
    Cable was as described & great quality

    Posted by Unknown on Dec 25th 2022

    Same as above

  • 5
    3 conductor cloth bound wire

    Posted by AK on Jun 9th 2020

    This really helped be keep that Antique look with modern safety.