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.
A tanning process using the extracts of tannic acid. Vegetable tanned leather is strong, and suitable for belts, bags, etc. It can also be water-formed.
The conversion of raw hide into leather by use of vegetable tannins. This process produces leather with greater body and firmness than the more general method of chromium tanning. used mainly for shoe soles and leathergoods