No sooner posted and walked away than …
Both images have come up shiny due to the overhead lighting, but look fairly matt ‘in the flesh’, if you will forgive the phrase. (Apologies to all vegetarians and vegans for the use of the material.)
They have a much better look than the woven fabric items – reckon I may play on a little longer and see how the leather behaves when cut into odd shapes and how it looks when hanging. Could be OK if I used a stitched thong to suspend them from the poles.