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What is long-grain leather?

Asked by kelly (1908points) January 21st, 2008

It is used in some older furniture and car upholstry.

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I know this is an old question, @kelly, but since it didn’t get answered I thought I’d chime in
“Long-grain” is a particular texture that is embossed onto leather. It’s a pattern of slightly wavy, loosely parallel ridges. Here’s a picture, though not a great one.

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