Chevrette

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Chevrette

Description

A soft, thin leather produced from the skin of young goats. Chevrette sometimes refers to any small goatskin or kidskin.

Synonyms and Related Terms

chevrette (Fr.)

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 433
  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982