'Splits' are an economical form of leather which is often used for satchel making.
They're made from firm cowhide which has had the top surface removed, with the remaining depth of leather refinished with dyes and polymers to produce a new outer surface. These bargain priced leathers are basically the opposite of full grain leather!
Ideal for your first projects and for any situation where you want a stout leather at a bargain price! These leathers are 2.4 - 2.8mm thick.
This is an A4 sized rectangle of black leather, measuring 297 x 210mm (11.7" x 8.3")