Saddle leather, also known as aniline leather, is a premium material prized for its natural texture and unique markings. Sourced from the middle section of cowhide, it is known for its strength, durability, and ability to develop an attractive patina over time. Used for centuries to create high-quality leather goods, saddle leather is a popular choice for pieces that stand the test of time.
Explore our other leather types
Leather Group B
Experience the practical Thor leather, a semi-aniline cowhide leather. Its recommended when it is essential to have a practical type of leather without forfeiting its soft and comfortable characteristics.
Leather Group C
Sif Leather is an aniline leather is made from the highest quality rawhide and is characterized by its exclusive and soft surface as well as excellent seating comfort
Leather Group F
Freja is a buffed and pigmented cowhide leather used by Carl Hansen & Søn, known for its durability and easy-to-clean surface. The leather is sanded to remove natural marks, then coated and embossed to achieve a uniform appearance. Pigmented leather like Freja is perfect for high-traffic environments, both public and private.
Leather Group G
At Carl Hansen & Søn, the highest quality genuine cowhide from South America is used for upholstery products. The unique pattern and appearance of each cowhide make every piece of upholstery one-of-a-kind. The natural variation in colour, pattern, and hair length is to be expected due to the natural characteristics of the material.
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