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

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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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