Suede refers to leather that is produced from either the inner layer of split leather or the uncoated flesh side of a smooth leather. This results in a soft, fuzzy, and pliable material, which works well for delicate uses. Suede’s fibers are coarse as well as porous, allowing liquids to pass through it easily.
Yates, Marypaul, and Adrienne Concra. Textiles for Residential and Commercial Interiors. 2019