leath·​er·​work | \ ˈle-t͟hər-ˌwərk How to pronounce leatherwork (audio) \

Definition of leatherwork

: articles made of leather

Examples of leatherwork in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The use of basket weaving techniques in the leatherwork with macramé and raffia on the clothing and bags is a Smith touch. Allyson Portee, Forbes, 5 Oct. 2021 The tour ends with an art gallery featuring numerous, renowned Black artists, with the photography of Gordon Parks, the quilts of the Gee’s Bend quilters and the leatherwork art of Winfred Rembert. al, 1 Oct. 2021 In the garment, which has inspired dozens of Halloween-friendly renditions, there is beadwork that echoes that of the Samburu tribe, leatherwork inspired by the Himba, and neck and arm rings that echo styles worn by the Ndebele tribe. Lilah Ramzi, Vogue, 30 Sep. 2021 And in keeping with the post-opulence ethos, the car’s leatherwork on the seats and doors is refreshingly devoid of busy detailing and superficial embellishment. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 9 Mar. 2021 The way Figueroa sees it, there’s something extra special about leatherwork with extra character. René A. Guzman, ExpressNews.com, 4 Aug. 2020 Artisans sell clothing, jewelry and leatherwork as comedians and musicians take to the stage to show off their talents. Kimi Robinson, azcentral, 3 Feb. 2020 The newest sector of his studio, Bill Amberg Print, strives to push the boundaries of leatherwork even further. Kate Mcgregor, ELLE Decor, 22 Sep. 2019 Researchers also found the remains of some organic material, presumed to be leatherwork that kept the blade fixed in place. Joe Pappalardo, Popular Mechanics, 14 Aug. 2018

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First Known Use of leatherwork

1855, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of leatherwork was in 1855

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10 Oct 2021

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“Leatherwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leatherwork. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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