napa leather

noun

Definition of napa leather

: a glove leather made by tawing sheepskins with a soap-and-oil mixture also : a similar soft leather

Examples of napa leather in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The raw-edged collection includes textiles from denim and napa leather to cashmere. Allyson Portee, The Hollywood Reporter, 7 Mar. 2022 In keeping with this reverence for craftsmanship, each Pouch is handmade in Tuscany from local organic cotton and napa leather. New York Times, 9 Sep. 2021 These classic kicks boast a gorgeous gold double T logo at the toe, and the shoes themselves are made from napa leather. Melissa Lee, USA TODAY, 23 Mar. 2021 These Gigi embossed sandals, which were inspired by the swinging '60s, feature a 2-inch block heel with a gold T logo and a blush-and-black snake print throughout shoe’s calfskin and napa leather upper. Arielle Tschinkel And Nicole Briese, USA TODAY, 27 Feb. 2021

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First Known Use of napa leather

1897, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for napa leather

Napa, California

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“Napa leather.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/napa%20leather. Accessed 6 Jul. 2022.

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