What to look for in a good quality cow skin rug

Cow skins should have a good even balanced natural shape – all four legs intact
Healthy glossy hair is critical on a good quality cow skin rug
Aesthetically beautiful colour and markings – personal preference you need to LOVE it!
No ugly scared brands (some pretty brands are acceptable). Generally no brands are visible
No visible reinforcements from the hairy top side
No bald patches or cuts are acceptable at all for a quality cowhide rug