leath·​er·​work ˈle-t͟hər-ˌwərk How to pronounce leatherwork (audio)
: articles made of leather

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web The leatherwork, woodwork and metalwork is intended to compete with what Bentley can offer, and those who squirm at the idea of animal skin lining their vehicle’s cabin have vegetarian options like Ultrafabric and Kvadrat wool. Howard Walker, Robb Report, 26 Apr. 2022 Each made-to-order handbag is crafted from start to finish by a single artisan at the brand’s leatherwork facility in Tuscany, with two shapes on offer. New York Times, 26 May 2022 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 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1855, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of leatherwork was in 1855

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Cite this Entry

“Leatherwork.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/leatherwork. Accessed 6 Feb. 2023.

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