Aniline Upholstery LeatherThe definition of Aniline Leahters provided by Modern Furniture Classics :
"...Aniline leathers are those colored solely by aniline dyes. These transparent dyes leave the actual surface grain and such natural markings as wrinkles, bites and scars visible. Aniline leathers are the most natural and 'naked' and are therefore favored by leather lovers and purists the world over. No two aniline leathers are identical; each hide has its own characteristics. Aniline leathers are highly prized both for their luxurious softness and rich color. Because Aniline dyes do not coat the surface of the leather, they do leave it somewhat less protected than other dyes and treatments, As a result Aniline leathers are fairly vulnerable to spills and stains."
And in case we want to protect the anilines, what we can do? the hydrophobic treatment is the solution, read more