Fully accept that the Night’s Watch is so broke they’re wearing rugs from Ikea. Photo via HBO.

The Night’s Watch, true to their backstory as a borderline forgotten and perpetually underfunded Westerosi institution, are actually literally running around wearing beat-to-shit Ikea rugs.

That perfect detail comes via Quartz. Costumer Michele Clapton revealed the fact in a talk at the Getty last year, laughing as she admitted that “We take anything we can!”

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“We cut and we shaved them, and then we added strong leather straps and then breakdown, which is like a religion on Game of Thrones.” (Breakdown being the process of aging costumes and gear to make them look properly lived-in.) Finally they were waxed and frosted, “so that they belonged to the landscape.” It’s totally fitting sourcing for a group that, as Clapton explained, she imagined taking cast-off clothing and tossing them into a big cauldron of black dye to create uniforms—such as they are. Lest this fact give you too much of an impression of a summer camp theatrical production, Broadly also recently visited the prop maker RS Windlass & Sons in India, which produces costumes for the show. “All the intricate handwork is done by women,” said a merchandise manager. But it costs money to torch an entire squadron of Lannisters and you save wherever you can, right?

It’s unclear which rugs they used; “The Tjen? The Alhede? The Höjerup? Or the real sheepskin Rens?” Quartz asks. Clapton doesn’t specify but you can watch the full talk here.