Leather is a durable and flexible material created by the tanning of animal rawhide and skin, often cattle hide. It can be produced through manufacturing processes ranging from cottage industry to heavy industry.

Read more about Leather:  Forms, Types, From Other Animals, Production Processes, Environmental Impact, Role of Enzymes, Preservation and Conditioning, Leathercrafting, Cordwain, "Cordovan" or "Spanish Leather", In Modern Culture, Religious Sensitivities, Alternatives

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British Museum Leather Dressing
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Leather - Alternatives
... boycott the use of all items made from leather, believing the practice of wearing animal hides to be unnecessary and cruel in today's society ... and encourage the use of alternative materials such as synthetic leathers ... Many pseudo-leather materials have been developed, allowing those who wish to wear leather-like garments to do so without actually wearing leather ...
Mulholland Brothers - History
... Leather is a tradition in the Mulholland family ... nursery of bonsai trees and continued to craft leather harnesses for close friends ... Hugh's great-grandson Jack Holland began leather craft and saddle-making in 1949 in the family tradition ...
Milan The Leather Boy
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Dr. Scholl's - History - Exercise Sandal
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Famous quotes containing the word leather:

    Cant is always rather nauseating; but before we condemn political hypocrisy, let us remember that it is the tribute paid by men of leather to men of God, and that the acting of the part of someone better than oneself may actually commit one to a course of behaviour perceptibly less evil than what would be normal and natural in an avowed cynic.
    Aldous Huxley (1894–1963)

    What shall he have that killed the deer?
    His leather skin and horns to wear.
    Then sing him home.
    Take thou no scorn to wear the horn,
    It was a crest ere thou wast born;
    Thy father’s father wore it,
    And thy father bore it.
    The horn, the horn, the lusty horn
    Is not a thing to laugh to scorn.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)

    I was the horse and the rider,
    and the leather I slapped to his rump

    spanked my own behind.
    May Swenson (1919–1995)