We are delighted to offer this hand made Veg-tan Cow Leather belt as part of our updated range.
The strap is made from Veg-tan Cow Butt leather that is 20mm wide and fitted with a iron buckle and a buckle plate based on Pewsey G57.
All edges are bevelled and brought to a smooth finish, the belt is available in natural, Tan, Brown or Mahogany in colour and finished with MOM’s Leather Wax.
The belts will fit up to a 55″ waist, Please add your total length and the fit size range you require as a note on the order, for example: Total length 58″ to fit 40 – 42″ waist.
This belt is accepted for use within:
The Vikings (NFPS)
Many other Groups and Societies also accept these for use, if in doubt please check with your group/society Authenticity/Provenance Officer or refer to your kit Guides. If you would like to add your Group or Society to the above list please let us know.
Buckle- Various period examples
Strap construction follows examples from the period finds from the 9th – 11th C.
Leather and Leatherworking in Anglo-Scandinavian and Medieval York – Q.Mould, I.Carlisle & E.Cameron, page 3396, find reference 15697 Type 4 subcategory a1.
Schleswig Assemblage – Schnack 1998, abb.24, no.3