What is kip
Kip is the
untanned hide of a young or small animal, such as a calf, lamb, or young
goat. The leather made from such hide is called kip leather.
(Kipskin) was recently introduced to the market and is used to create
high-end gloves. Kip leather hide is from younger cattle, producing a
softer leather that is easier to break-in (durability can potentially
become an issue).
Kip leather is
one of the types of leathers to be used to make baseball gloves.
Kip leather cowhide is soft & luxurious and used by some of the best
baseball glove manufacturing companies in the world. Kip leather tends
to be lighter in weight as compared to other cowhide. This makes kip
leather a preferred material for high-end baseball gloves where quick
hands are key.
can also be utilized for shoes, handbags, purses, and other types of
Learn about different
types of leather grain on the Fashion Blog.