Definitions for "Vegetable Tanning"
A method of hide tanning which utilizes materials from organic materials such as bark instead of the traditional chemicals. Vegetable tanned leather has greater body and firmness than traditionally-tanned leather.
The use of vegetable tannins to convert rawhide into leather. Provides more firmness and a greater body to the leather as opposed to chromium tanning.
A generic term meaning the process of making leather using tannins obtained from bark, wood, or other plants and trees.