Perhaps more importantly, the leather clothing items were being appreciated for themselves, and not just for their functional use.
Walking is difficult, and he does not have functional use of his right hand.
It is not extremely unusual to see century-old light switches still in functional use.
Pottery is made all over the continent of Africa for functional and ritual use.
It was put in functional use and served as a propaganda tool and to mobilize religious feelings of the population.
They were of plain construction, without ornamentation, apparently built solely for high functional use.
Unlike many racing games, the horn actually has a functional use of making (most) mobile vehicles move aside.
Many of the things people are buying in a home have no functional use; it's all for show.
"The plan provides a functional use for one of the most wonderful buildings ever designed to board an airplane from," he said.
In fact, its functional and recreational use is so varied, that it cannot be easily categorised.