Leatherine

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Leatherine

 

a cotton fabric, one side of which is coated with a colored opaque elastic film composed of plasticized nitrocellulose, fillers, and pigments. It is made from bleached, raw, or dyed material, usually calico. Leatherine has an attractive, glossy surface with a clearly defined stamped design. It is used as a binding material in the printing industry.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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