Historical purse from Hradec Králové

dated 1250 - 1350 (Richter - Vokolek 1995)

Shape and size of this purse is taken from the front panel of back pouch from Velké náměstí in Hradec Králové. It is dated from second half of 13th century to 14th century.The rest of the construction is inspired by the thesis of O.Goubitz (2009) about the construction of medieval girdle purses. Outer shape of the piece and the shape of the loops for the belt is inspired by similarly shaped purses in British manuscript Luther Psalter (around 1330). Carved decoration is inspired in the same book.

The bag is made out of vegetable tanned beef leather with chrom tanned leather on the outer pouchlets. The sewing is made by thick flax thread mostly on the sewing mashine.

Height 12,5cm

width 14,5cm

Opening of the back pocket 11cm

Height of back pocket 7,5cm

Opening of the front pocket 10,5cm

Height of the front pocket 5cm

Loops for the belt 2,5cm

1,500.00 Kč
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