Cordovan


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Cordovan

1. a native or inhabitant of Córdoba, Spain
2. of or relating to Córdoba, Spain

cordovan

[′kȯrd·ə·vən]
(materials)
Nonporous leather made from split horsehide and tanned with vegetable materials.
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He's joined by Neil Adair, who has been part of Cordovan Capital for two years.
Such is the case of the Cordovan painter, Julio Romero de Torres, to whom he dedicates two chronicles in 1908 and 1912 as well as the catalogue of the Exhibition that he presented in Buenos Aires in 1922(see Santos Zas, "Valle-Inclan, de puno" 405-450; autograph facsimile, 421-30).
Abdalla Ahmed Abdalla, has called on the political forces to cooperate with the Commission to make a success the complementary elections for the position of the Wali (governor) and the Legislative Assembly of South Cordovan State
4) On a shopping spree in the autumn of 1608, Lady Francis Cecil bought "seven pairs of shoes including three of orange tawny and two of marigold," while her brother William preferred gloves, buying twelve pairs long perfumed, two pairs long cordovan perfumed, and two pairs perfumed fringed with crimson and silver.
THE CORDOVAN UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AND THE VIRTUAL MOODLE PLATFORM
142) Like Erhard, Fischer, and others, Jedelshauser observes that the Hutterite leaders wear the best clothes and shoes, and their wives wear fancy silk blouses and skirts on Easter made from materials such as cordovan, swans down, and fine silk, while "the community wears really thick coarse woolen cloth, all from the most terrible materials.
Table 4--Test Method Description Test Description Based on ASTM Method Chemical Resistance to a ASTM D 1308 Resistance variety of 1 hr covered spot test, with a 1 hr chemicals: recovery, evaluating softening, --Water and alcohols discoloration and loss of gloss (ethanol & IPA) using a 1-10 rating where 10 = Best --Household cleaners (no effect) (Fantastic, Formula 409 & Windex) --Stains (mustard & cordovan shoe polish) BHMR Determination of the Based on original ASTM Method D degree of black 3714-82 where 5 = Best marking of coatings by the pendulum apparatus utilizing a rubber block FNMR Determination of the Subjective physical test, ref.
Leather can be dyed in a variety of colors, with black, tan, and cordovan being the most popular.
As only feet remained in my window to shoot, I drew slowly, and when Cordovan leather touched my lips, another big Snuffer was on its way.
Mexico's textile industry also improved or conserved its position, as did the livestock industry in Buenos Aires (hides, goat hide or cordovan, horns, wool), and Chile's grain and mining industries.
It was decorated in azure and vermilion and bound in red cordovan.
Banana Republic Cordovan ($50, Banana Republic) offers a masculine blend of vintage leather and ebony spices.