Shevret

The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Shevret

 

chrome-tanned leather made from sheepskin, with a fine, uniform grain. The structure is flocculent, and the face layer separates easily during use; special processes, such as impregnation with polymers, are used to increase the mechanical strength of the leather. Shevret is used as an upper leather and in the manufacture of clothing and accessories.

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