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Faux Real

Genuine Leather and Two Hundred Years of Inspired Fakes

by Robert Kanigel

  • 343 Want to read
  • 13 Currently reading

Published by Joseph Henry Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Cultural studies,
  • Science,
  • Technology & Industrial Arts,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • History,
  • Leatherwork,
  • General,
  • Leather, Artificial

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages296
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL10359213M
    ISBN 100309102367
    ISBN 109780309102360

      Faux leather (also referred to as “leatherette” or “vegan” leather) is often considered as a lower cost alternative to genuine leather. Genuine leather is in high demand and for good reasons. Real leather has an inviting feel, it provides exceptional durability, and quality leather improves with age. In a previous blog, we discussed two.


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