LION .—Size 5 to 6 ft.long . These skins are found in Africa,
See also:Arabia and
See also:part of India, and are every
See also:year becoming scarcer . They are only used for
See also:floor rugs, and the
See also:males are more highly esteemed on account of the set-off of the mane . Value, lions' Do to £too; lionesses' £5 to X25 . LYNx.—Size 45X20 in . The underwool is thinner than
See also:fox, but the top hair is
See also:fine, silky and flowing, 4 in. long, of a
See also:grey, slightly mottled with fine streaks and dark spots . The fur upon the flanks is longer and
See also:white with very pronounced markings of dark spots, and this part of the skin is generally worked separately from the
See also:rest and is very effective for
See also:gown trimmings . Where the
See also:colour is of a sandy and reddish
See also:hue the value is far less than where it is of a bluish
See also:tone . They inhabit
See also:America as far south as California, also Norway and Sweden . Those from the Hudson
See also:district and Sweden are the best and are very similar . Those taken in Central
See also:Asia are mostly used locally . For attire the skins manufactured in
See also:Europe are generally dyed black or
See also:brown, in which state it has a similar appearance to dyed fox, but having less thick underwool, and finer hair flows freely .
The finest skins when dyed black are used very largely in America inplace of the dyed black fox so fashionable for
See also:wear in
See also:Great Britain and France . The
See also:Hussar busbies are made of the dark brown lynx, and it is the
See also:free silky easy
See also:movement of the fur with the least disturbance in the atmosphere that gives it such a pleasing effect . It is used for rugs in its natural state and also in
See also:Turkey as trimmings for garments . Value I3s . 6d. to 56s .
LION (Lat, leo, leonis; Gr. Mew)
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