The prisitne hides retrieved from the shipwreck ruins, known as ‘Russia leather’, were the result of months of hard work and three processes: tanning, oiling and dyeing. Photo: Courtesy of Winterthur Museum
The prisitne hides retrieved from the shipwreck ruins, known as ‘Russia leather’, were the result of months of hard work and three processes: tanning, oiling and dyeing. Photo: Courtesy of Winterthur Museum

‘Russia leather’ is coveted by luxury brands like Moynat and Hermès

The prisitne hides retrieved from the shipwreck ruins, known as ‘Russia leather’, were the result of months of hard work and three processes: tanning, oiling and dyeing. Photo: Courtesy of Winterthur Museum
The prisitne hides retrieved from the shipwreck ruins, known as ‘Russia leather’, were the result of months of hard work and three processes: tanning, oiling and dyeing. Photo: Courtesy of Winterthur Museum
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