Re: [medieval-leather] Re: What leather?
- At 02:23 PM 8/9/2005, Anna de Byxe wrote:
>It's from England and the hair isn't right. AlsoI'm leaning toward goat, with some combination tannage treatment. Probably
>almost all reindeer hides nowadays have round
>pockmarks on the flesh side. There is a type of fly
>called Corm, that likes to lay their eggs right under
>the skin of the reindeer and the larvae grow to about
>a half an inch before they hatch as new fies. Really
>disgusting when you had to scrape them off, not to
>mention how the poor reindeer feel...
a heavy surface oil over a chrome. That one cut edge in the photo looked
like there might be a green undertone.
Ron Charlotte -- Gainesville, FL
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