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Cowley's Sheepskin Parchment...
Cowleys of England
Produced in one of the finest and oldest parchment producers in England, these Cowley's Sheepskins are generally thinner, whiter, and have a less predominant vein pattern than the calfskin's. They are more reasonably priced and excellent for gilding due to their even surface.
Since these skins are thinner & more supple, they also lend themselves nicely to pages, as they are easier to turn, while also having a very consistent thickness and coloration.
Full skins range in size from 6 - 7 1/2 sq. ft.

Available in 3 varieties:
Regular Sheepskin: White/off-white in color. Not as strong and resilient as calfskin, but still very uniform in surface with great luminosity.

Stained Sheepskin: Similar characteristics as the regular sheepskin, only these have been softly tinted to create an antique look.

Buffed Sheepskin: These softly buffed (sueded) parchments are thin and ideal for the restoration of all vellums and parchments. Only one side is "buffed", which gives it an ideal tooth in restoration work.

NOTE: The price below is for one square foot of the sheepskin. The skins are sold by the full skin only. In the quantity box please indicate the number of skins that you desire, and the price will be adjusted at a later time depending on the size of each individual skin available.
Related Information: Mounting Vellum & Parchment Tutorial

  Item Description PriceSkins
  TLP019001 Sheepskin Parchment $ 36.25
  TLP019002 Stained Sheepskin $ 38.75
  TLP019003 Buffed Sheepskin $ 33.05
  TLP018008 Parchment & Vellum Sample Book - Cowley $ 15.00

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