snakeskin

What is snakeskin?

snakeskin meaning in Information Science terminology / glossary / dictionary is:

Leather made from the tanned skin of one of the larger species of snake (python, water snake, etc.), used as a covering material in hand-binding and for decorative bands on books bound in other kinds of leather (see this inlaid example by Richard Minsky).

 

reference: ABC-CLIO