Kid seal

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Seals

Description

Soft, durable leather made from the pelt of a seal. Kid seal is alum tawed then dressed with oil to produce a supple but wear resistant leather.

Synonyms and Related Terms

piel de foca (Esp.); jong robbenvel? (Ned);

Sources Checked for Data in Record

  • Matt Roberts, Don Etherington, Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books: a Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington DC, 1982

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