Écrasé leather

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Description

Leather that has been compressed to modify its natural texture. The crushing may make ecrase leather smoother or may give it a grain pattern resembling an alternate hide source.

Synonyms and Related Terms

ecrase leather

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Hermann Kuhn, Conservation and Restoration of Works of Art and Antiquities, Butterworths, London, 1986
  • Random House, Webster's Encyclopedic Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language, Grammercy Book, New York, 1997
  • Fairchild's Dictionary of Textiles, Phyllis G.Tortora, Robert S. Merkel (eds.), Fairchild Publications, New York City, 7th edition, 1996

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