Wilson's Dictionary of Bible Types
2 Samuel 3:31 (b) This is a type of sorrow, grief and mourning. Those who wore this cloth publicly announced that they had broken hearts and sorrowing spirits. (See also1Ki 20:31; 2 Kings 6:30; Job 16:15; Psalm 35:13; Psalm 69:11; Psalm 32:11; Jeremiah 4:8; Daniel 9:3; Joel 1:13; Revelation 11:3).
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Watson, Walter. Entry for 'Sackcloth'. Wilson's Dictoinary of Bible Types. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/wdt/s/sackcloth.html. 1957.