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16th/17th Large Belt Wallet with a Scalloped Front

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16th - 17th century large belt wallet with a scalloped front
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16th - 17th century large belt wallet with a tooled scalloped front and two pouchlets
Price: £80.00
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These belt wallets are made from vegetable tanned calf and goat skins that have been dyed using period dyes and they are made entirely by hand. The design is based on a surviving example in a Dutch museum and is a common design in the 16th century. It is quite common to have a number of separate compartments in this style of pouch and the more elaborate version has two pouchlets on the front held closed with their own drawstrings. The more decorative versions have tooled designs on the front flap and a bound edge.

They measure 9 inches wide and 8 inches long (23 x 20 cm).

medium belt wallet with front pockets open

A surviving blt wallet in a Dutch museum

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