Rousette leather

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Description

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.)

Additional Information

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

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