Leather whose top (outermost) layers have been left intact, in contrast to split leather.
The outside layer of animal hide with the hair having been chemically removed.
When a hide is split into layers, the surface layer is referred to as top grain. Top grain is the most durable part of a hide split due to the strength of the fibers.
Part of the original skin or hide that has been altered to give it the appearance of full top grain leather. The grain may be either natural or embossed.
Indicates that the leather surface has been corrected.
The top layer of a hide. This is the highest-quality part of a hide, and is used for the finest upholstery leather.
The uppermost layer of a hide.
North America. The grain split of a hide.
The top layer of a hide after the splitting process in which the hair and epidermis have been removed. The grain may be either natural or embossed.
During the tanning process, a hide is split into layers and the top layer is referred to as the top grain. This is the most durable part of a leather hide due to the strength of the fibers
The outer surface of the hide, still possessing the original grain surface; the hair side.
The grain side (hair side) of cattlehide, reduced to a specific thickness ranging from 2 to 10 ounces, according to a standard leather gauge. The most durable part of a leather hide due to the strength of the fibers.; Finished leather that has been sanded/buffed, and usually embossed with a texture, to remove scars and blemishes.