Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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degrain

1. To remove the grain from a leather, generally by pressing or rolling the hide or skin under pressure. See: CRUSHED (1) . 2. SUEDE LEATHER finished on the flesh side, the grain layer having been entirely or partially removed, following tannage, by splitting or abrasion. (61 )




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