Box-calf meaning

Calfskin treated with chromium salts and having square markings on the grain.
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Tanned calf leather with square markings.
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A type of calfskin leather with a regular grain of rectangular lines.
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Alternative form of box calf.
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Origin of box-calf

  • After Joseph Box , a 19th-century London bootmaker

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Named by White Bros. & Co. after Joseph Box, a London bootmaker.

    From Wiktionary