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XL Veg Dorsal For Bridles (6mm - 15oz.)

XL Vegetable Dorsal For Bridles (4,5mm - 11oz.)

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Extra Long Vegetable Tanned Dorsal for Bridles, Harness, Saddlery, Belts and Rifle Cases, very thick (4,5mm - 11oz.) and with the addition of oil during the tanning. The price refers to one skin of which is indicated the average size.

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$ 136.80

$ 136.80 per 1 pcs

  • Whole Piece
  • Half Piece
  • 2,8 m² - 31 sq. ft. - 3,3 yd²
  • Good - 2° Grade
  • Very Low - 4° Grade

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Data sheet

TanningVegetable Tanning
Type of LeatherBovine Leather Full Grain
Leather PartDorsal
Thickness RangeThick (2 ~ 5 mm)
Exact Thickness4,5 mm - (11 oz.)
Type of Finishing (Primary)Natural Vegetable
Finishing DescriptionNatural Vegetable. This finishing, also known as "Crust", is characterized by a natural full grain surface that is clearly visible because the skin is left in its natural state without any kind finishing. It can be used in this state or further refined.
Primary UseBelts and Saddlery. This leather is usually characterized by a square shape and an high thickness and is suitable for the production of belts, harness and saddles for motorbikes, horse riding, bicycles etc..
Secondary UseLeather Goods, Bags, Binding, Wallets. This leather is suitable for producing leather bags or purses, totes, luggage, wallets, book bindings, covers, lining and small leather goods in general.
Size RangeLarge (more than 1,6m² | 18ft² | 2yd²)
Average size of the whole piece2,8 m² - 31 sq. ft. - 3,3 yd²
Overall quality of leatherChoose the quality of the leather
More details about qualityOn 2° Grade natural markings and scratches may be present. On 4° Grade several natural markings, stains, scratches etc. Imperfections are normal on this kind of item due to the natural finishing, the thickness and to the size.
Possibility to request samplesYes, you can request samples simply by sending a message with the reference number of the product.

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Extra Long Vegetable Tanned Dorsal for BridlesHarnessSaddleryBelts and Rifle Cases, very thick (4,5mm - 11oz.) and with the addition of oil during the tanning. The price refers to one skin of which is indicated the average size.

  • The Average Length of these Hides range from a minimum of 180cm (70in) in the shortest part to 220cm (87in) in the longest part*
  • The Average Width is from 120cm (47in) to 140cm (55in) for the Whole Piece*

*these are only average measures, there could be variations in the skin received as each skin is, by its nature, different

Characteristics of natural vegetable leather tanned with Sego Oil

The vegetable tanned leather with “Sego” (animal oil) has peculiarities that distinguish it from tanned leather to natural plant. The tanning process is the same, the difference lies in the fact that animal fat is added at some point of the process. This causes the leather to assume certain characteristics:

  • Greater wear-resistant.
  • Darker color tending to the cognac.
  • If rubbed, this leather usually becomes more shiny and beautiful, this fact is linked with the best wear resistance: the usage and time instead of worsening the skin pulls the best out of it.
  • The cost of tanning of the Sego leather greatly affects the price, which is why this skins are considered more valuable for the particular workmanship they have undergone.

Vegetable Tanned Leather: XL Heavy Dorsal For Bridles

vegetable leather for bridles

This kind of leather is a very special one because it is very difficult to produce and to find the right raw material. Only the best heavy European bull can be used to obtain this special product. The particular tanning method used, that belong to the ancient Tuscany tradition,  enhances the natural characteristics of the leather and offer a superior quality of fibers.

This particular tanning method, designed specifically for bridles, ensures that the skin is not too elastic and does not stretch or distort it during horse riding.

Primary Uses 

  • Bridles, Harness
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  • Belts, Saddlery,
    Rifle Cases 

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  • Tooling Leather

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