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What is patina leather?

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What is patina leather?
Patina leather has a slightly distressed look to it. You can buy it that way or let it happen naturally. When leather mixes with dirt, body oils and sunlight, it can start to wear down and develop the patina.
1stDibs ExpertFebruary 22, 2021
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Large Boomerang shaped Walnut Desk with Green Leather patinated top Italy 1950’s
By Gio Ponti
Located in Den Haag, NL
Large Boomerang shaped Walnut Desk with Green Leather patinated top, Italy 1950’s.
Category

Vintage 1950s Italian Mid-Century Modern Desks and Writing Tables

Materials

Leather, Nutwood

Leather patinated armchair made in France 1950s
By Jacques Adnet
Located in Roosendaal, Noord Brabant
Introducing this timeless leather armchair from the 1950s, this exquisite French-made armchair
Category

Vintage 1950s French Mid-Century Modern Armchairs

Materials

Metal, Brass

Glamorous Brown Leather Patinated 1970s Sectional Sofa in the Manner of DeSede
By De Sede
Located in Hudson, NY
Beautiful patinated leather sectional from the 1970s. Very comfortable and can be configured and
Category

Mid-20th Century European Mid-Century Modern Sectional Sofas

Materials

Leather, Walnut

Fabricius & Kastholm Three-Seater Sofa with Original Patinated Brown Leather
By Jørgen Kastholm & Preben Fabricius
Located in Scottsdale, AZ
leather such as this. Patinated leather cushions with leather wrapped arms. Brushed stainless steel frame
Category

Mid-20th Century Danish Mid-Century Modern Sofas

Materials

Stainless Steel

Abercrombie Leather Turtle, Footstool
By Dimitri Omersa
Located in Waasmunster, BE
Very unique leather patinated turtle footstool, very good condition. Free shipping.
Category

Vintage 1970s British Mid-Century Modern Footstools

Materials

Leather

COR Swing Lounge Chair with Matching Ottoman in Leather and Steel Frame
By Reinhold Adolf
Located in Wilton, CT
Germany. This set has a brushed steel frame and comes in its original dark brown leather patinated by age
Category

Vintage 1970s German Mid-Century Modern Lounge Chairs

Materials

Steel

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