Russia leather

a fine, smooth leather produced by careful tanning and dyeing, especially in dark red: originally prepared in Russia.
Also called russia.

1650–60 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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Russia leather
a smooth dyed leather made from calfskin and scented with birch tar oil, originally produced in Russia

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