17th Century Ladies Purse
Hand made medieval tudor and stuart leatherwork. I make historically accurate Medieval, Tudor and Stuart leatherwork for re-enactment, museums, theatre and the heritage industry. All my work is made by hand using only the materials and techniques available to the craftsmen of the time. I only use leathers that were commonly available and dye and dress them myself using period recipes. Everything is hand sewn and all the designs are taken from surviving examples or from paintings and prints.
16th-Century Purses Made for SCA Largess | Trystan's Costume Closet
This was a random little project done in about two weeks. I was asked by Duquesa Juana Isabella de Montoya y Ramirez if I could contribute to the gift basket given by the King and Queen of the West at the SCA’s West-An Tir War over July 4th Weekend 2010. Knowing my predilection for purses,Read the Rest of this Post...