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Goat Rawhide

R-55-51 Bleached Goat Rawhide

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The goat rawhide is thin and therefore ideal for making smaller hand drums, lamp shades, and craft projects.  The pieces are very clean and are not full of holes.  The weight varies somewhat from skin to skin.  If you need a very thin piece or a heavier piece, let us know.  Also, there is variation in the hides from light to dark, so that some of the natural hides may look bleached. We will do our best to accommodate small quantities.  For orders of six or more skins, the rawhide will be shipped as a run with varying weights. 

The sizes of a few medium goat rawhides average between 32" to 37" long and 22" to 25" wide. The large rawhides average between 33" to 44" long and 24" to 28" wide across the middle. The extra large goat rawhides average 35" to 40" long and 34" to 39" wide. Extra extra large skins average 39" to 43" long across the middle, and 34" to 40" wide across the middle.

The bleached goat rawhide does not have hair on and is ideal for making furniture, lamp shades, drums, and other craft projects.  It is a nice white.  Bleached rawhide is a slightly heavier weight than regular rawhide. The bleached rawhide that is coded as R-55-51 is a cleaner white than the R-55-50 bleached rawhides. One R-55-51MB rawhide measured 30" long and 27" wide, and weighed 0.60 lbs.

We also can offer hair-on goat rawhide.  This is ideally suited to making African hand drums. The hair-on goat rawhide pictured below is measured to be 50" long, 33" wide across the top, 33.50" wide across the middle, 41.50" wide across the bottom, and weighed 1.88 lbs.

Rawhide is also referred to as parchment or vellum.

Weight: 2 pieces of Goat Rawhide weighed 1.04 lbs. (1.96 lbs. with box)

Our Gxx codes denote individual pieces. If you would like to order a specific one, please go to our Gallery to pick the exact one shown. 

Order Code Description Weight Size Price
R-55-50S-AS Goat Rawhide:Regular:Small Thin 2-4 sq. ft. Buy on
R-55-50S-Gxx Goat Rawhide:Regular:Small:Gallery Thin 2-4 sq. ft.
R-55-50M-AS Goat Rawhide:Regular:Medium Thin ~1 to 2 oz. 4-6 sq. ft.
R-55-50L-AS Goat Rawhide:Regular:Large Thin ~1 to 2 oz. 6-8 sq. ft.
R-55-50L-Gxx Goat Rawhide:Regular:Large:Gallery Thin ~1 to 2 oz. 6-8 sq. ft.
R-55-50XL-AS Goat Rawhide:Regular:Extra Large Thin 8-10 sq. ft.
R-55-50XL-Gxx Goat Rawhide:Regular:Extra Large:Gallery Thin 8-10 sq. ft.
R-55-50XXL-AS Goat Rawhide:Regular:Extra Extra Large Thin 10+ sq. ft.
R-55-50XXL-Gxx Goat Rawhide:Regular:Extra Extra Large:Gallery Thin 10+ sq. ft.
R-55-50LB-AS Goat Rawhide:Bleached:Large Thin 6-8 sq. ft.
R-55-50XB-AS Goat Rawhide:Bleached:Extra Large Thin 8-10 sq. ft.
R-55-50XXB-AS Goat Rawhide:Bleached:Extra Extra Large NEW! Thin 10+ sq. ft.
R-55-51MB Goat Rawhide:Bleached:Medium Thin 4-6 sq. ft.
R-55-50LH Goat Rawhide:Hair on:Large Thin 6-8 sq. ft.
R-55-50XH Goat Rawhide:Hair on:Extra Large Thin 8-10 sq. ft.

The goat rawhide comes rolled.  Individual pieces are shipped in heavy, cardboard tubes.  For large orders (minimum 100 pieces), it is possible to offer the rawhide and bleached rawhide flat in boxes instead of rolled.  This is a custom order item.  Please allow 6-8 weeks for shipments of flat rawhide.


Genus and species: Capra hircus. Ranch.


Goats are not an endangered species.  The skins are a by-product of the food industry.  The goats are not killed just for their skins.


Product of Colombia (Small is from Pakistan)
R-55-51MB is Product of the USA


Regular Goat Rawhide

See the reverse of the rawhide against a square mat

Hair-on Goat Rawhide

R-55-50 Bleached Goat Rawhide

R-55-51 Bleached Goat Rawhide

These are a cleaner white than the R-55-50.

See the reverse and a size comparison with a square mat.


Joe from Texas wrote: I received the goat rawhide and lace yesterday.  I am real satisfied with your products.  I will definitely buy more in the future.  Thank you. (June 2009)