Hair-on Hide Leather

hair-on hide leather

Leather Terminology / Leather Types


Definition of Hair-On Hide Leather

Hair-on hide leather is leather tanned with the original hair left intact, giving the final leather product an entirely different look and feel.

The only downside to hair on hide leather is that while the leather itself provides the flexibility, durability, and strength of regular leather, the hair doesn’t.

So as it ages, the hair begins to wear off, reducing the leather product’s durability and altering its appearance.

Example of Hair-on Hide Leather in a Sentence

"Hair-on hide leather makes for some of the most comfortable, unique, and luxurious coats."

Synonyms: pony hair leather, hair-on leather

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Written by Ryan Popoff

Ryan Popoff is the creative mind behind Popov Leather wallets, iPhone cases, belts, watch bands and journals since 2013. With a Bachelor Degree in Fine Arts, my leatherworking journey began at home. I wanted to create a simple leather wallet that could fit into my front pocket and — to my delight — it was a hit with family and friends. Hopefully you love our honest, quality leather goods too! Read more