As Cowhide University has often pointed out cowhide animal skins and other animal products have made a dramatic comeback in cutting edge contemporary design and is the material of choice for many fashion designers and home interior stylists owing to it affordability, durability and versatility in many uses for floor coverings as rugs and carpets to upholstering and wall hangings and throws. What is the history and background to this wonderful material – in this short article called the History of Cowhide and other animal skins in the modern era we briefly describe the illustrious history and reasons why cowhide animal skins and other animal skins are a timeless accessory and will remain ever popular for countless years to come.

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