Created by Italian artisans to have a unique look and suede feel, these choice European split hides are combined with a water based finish to create a rich and rustic look. This look and feel is further complimented by a tumbling process which allows the hides to develop a supple and full hand. The leather creates an immediate comforting feel. Scratches and flaws enhance the natural beauty of this leather, adding to its rustic character.
Split leather is one of the most original types of leather. Mostly used in fashion, the hides retain all of the original texture and markings of a suede hide. Inherent shade variations associated with the tanning and dyeing of this South Western style aniline leather only enhances its great appeal. Visible insect bites, brands, and scars from healed wounds add to the rustic character of this leather.
For cleaning use a damp cloth.
|Raw Material||European Split Hides|
|Type of Finish||Aniline Plus Top|
|Average Size||38-45 square feet|
|Class||Slpit / Distressed|
|Thickness||2.50-3.00 ounce (1.0-1.2 mm)|
|Light-fastness||100 hrs. Grade 3-5|
|Type of Tanning||Chrome Tanned|
|Color-fastness||10/3 wet, 50/3 dry|
|Type of Dyeing||100% aniline drum dyed|
|Crocking||10/3 wet, 20/3 dry|
|Tear Strength||> 20 N|
|Flame Resistance||California Bulletin 117-2013 | NFPA 260 Class 1 | BS 5852:1979 | BS EN 1021-1-2:2006|
|Rustica 0500 ---- Black||Rustica 1140 ---- Grey||Rustica 2057 ---- Dark Brown||Rustica 2309 ---- Dark Brown|
|Rustica 2310 ---- Brown|