This is leather that has been sanded to have the blemishes removed and then embossed to give it a uniform look. It also has had protective coatings applied to make it more soil resistant and have better color and consistency.
Uncorrected leather is considered to be the best hides selected for furniture. This leather is more supple to the touch and will develop a beautiful patina over time. Another characteristic is the story that the leather tells. It may show the natural scars, bug bites, neck wrinkles, brands, and the slight differences in the shading of color on the hides. This leather is not as soil resistant as corrected leather.