Bookbinding and the Conservation of Books
A Dictionary of Descriptive Terminology

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drawn grain

A grain in a leather which shows an irregular pattern of creases or narrow grooves, produced by tanning the skin in such a manner that the main thickness has contracted relative to the grain layer, which is then fixed in a puckered or "drawn together condition." (61 )

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