Cowhide is used to make rugs because the natural fibers are durable enough to withstand constant foot traffic and are easy to clean.
Cowhide is used to make shoes. Manufacturers treat cowhide so that it can withstand the elements and dye it in a variety of colors.
Cowhide is used to make unique placemats that can be used to accessorize rooms for people who want a western motif in their homes.
Cowhide is used to make leather jackets--as inner lining or on the outside. Manufacturers either use the natural colors of the cowhide or dye them. The material is breathable for the wearer.
Wallets and Purses
Cowhide is used to make fashion wallets and purses for men and women as well as travel accessories like luggage and carry-ons.
Manufacturers use cowhide to make bedroom furnishings, such as blankets, comforters, pillows and pillow cases.