Definitions for "Vellum"
A fine kind of parchment, usually made from calfskin, and rendered clear and white, -- used as for writing upon, and for binding books.
A deluxe type of parchment made from calfskin. The very finest was made from fetal calfskin.
Calf skin used for binding and parchments
Keywords:  sheepskin, veal, tough, draw, survived
Veal skin used as a base for painting or drawing.
This is made from sheepskin. It is tough and survived well at sea when used to draw sea charts on.