Goatskin or calfskin parchment

Parchment is animal skin, goat or cowhide, very thin and transparent that brings charisma to the pieces it covers. The cabinetmaker of Art uses it to sheathe the wood of his furniture. It is also used in the manufacture of decorative panels on the walls of a room.

The sheathing of the parchment is rare know-how, exclusively craft and manual mastered by the cabinetmakers of Atelier Aisthésis.

History of parchment

Asia Minor – 2nd century BC Semi tanned skin, parchment is a writing medium.

France 1930 – Arts Deco period. The parchment is a key subject, as is the stingray. It is put forward thanks to the decorator Jean-Michel Franck.