Wash Bag

1786 Russian Hide

Leather Goods, Store
Wash Bag
Wash Bag

Travel with a wash bag cut from 18th century Russian hides. In 1973, divers off England’s Plymouth Sound found the wreck of an eighteenth century brigantine that sank in 1786 with a cargo of reindeer hides. They had been cured in baths of rye or oat flour and yeast, hand embossed with a varied cross-hatching before being soaked in wood liquor, hand curried and then soaked in seal oil and birch tan oil. This leather is literally a piece of history, and once it is gone, it is gone forever.

Hand made in London with one interior pocket and a water resistant green leather lining.

Length – 10″ (25cm)
Width – 6.5″ (17cm)
Height – 5.75″ (14.5cm)

*Please note that this is made of a natural material so there will be slight variations in the color.

£795




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