Is cowhide leather good quality?

Is there also a stronger scent to this leather. Does it smell like a cow? I am shopping for a leather purse.

9 Answers

  • Rob G
    Lv 7
    1 decade ago
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    "Cowhide" just means it came from cattle. Most all hides are loosely referred to as leather.They all are graded according to the amount of imperfections in the hide (may be natural or man-made).

    Source(s): did a lot of leathercraft when I was younger.
  • 4 years ago

    Cowhide Leather

  • 1 decade ago

    Cowhide leather is what is used to make 99% of all leather goods sold in America. Go look at all the leather items for sale that just say "leather". All those items are cowhide. Any other leather type will cost more and they tell you what kind it is.

    that doesn't mean that you can't find a cowhide purse costing more than a purse made from another leather type. After all, there are different quality levels in all leather. Just that if all things being equal the cow leather is cheaper.

  • 1 decade ago

    Cowhide is strong, but can be course or grainy. Deerhide is nice, and there are other leathers that have a smoother grain. Go look for yourself and see which you like best.

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  • Anonymous
    5 years ago
  • 1 decade ago

    no its doesn't smell any different from normal leather. Its good quality and very smooth. Perfect for wallets

  • 1 decade ago

    whats a cowhide leather?

  • Anonymous
    4 years ago

    Saddle soap.

  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago

    Cow hide leather is nice! doesn't smell at all!

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