Scandinavian Belt Mahogany (Sweden)10th C.

£90.00

In stock

Description

We are delighted to offer this hand made Veg-tan Goat Leather belt as part of our updated range.

The buckle (Birka) & strap end (Birka) which are close copies of the originals are cast in solid brass.

The strap is made from Veg-tan Goat Leather, is 2cm wide, Mahonany in colour and is finished to suit your length requirements. This belt is 57″ long, Please add your total length and the fit size range you require as a note on the order, for example:  Total length to fit 40 – 42″ waist.

**** We finish these to order so please allow 4-5 days for dispatch.****

Please allow some variation in colour due to differences in monitors.

Suitable for portrayal of a 10th C ‘Scandinavian’ persona.

This belt is accepted for use within:

The Vikings (NFPS)

Regia Anglorum.

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.

Provenance:

Buckle- Birka & Shestovica 10th C

Strap end- Birka 10th C

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

Additional information

Weight 1 kg
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