A type of leather made from small shark found in the Mediterranean. The name rousette has also been used for a vegetable tanned goatskin prepared with a pebbly grain (Brady 1971).
See also shagreen.
Synonyms and Related Terms
Boroso sharkskin; Morocco leather; piel de pintarroja (Esp.)
G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, 10th edition, McGraw-Hill, New York, 1971.
Sources Checked for Data in Record
- G.S.Brady, Materials Handbook, McGraw-Hill Book Co., New York, 1971 Comment: p. 704