Large Waxed Canvas Tote

$ 280.00
Peg and Awl
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This is a larger, roomier tote - perfect for the daily haul or a weekend away.Waxed canvas originated in the sailing industry in Scotland in the 1920s and became widely used in sportswear and apparel because of its waterproofing abilities and superb durability. The Waxed Canvas Tote from Peg and Awl boasts the permanence of this wonder-material while also incorporating vintage fabric lined-pockets, reclaimed leather straps and closures (from antique gun holsters and saddles,) brass rivets and Sam Browne buttons. This is the holy grail in unisex carryall totes, practical and perfect in every way. FABRIC:Waxed Canvas exterior. Interior pocket fabric varies. All striped or checked and white + another colour. All late 1800s - 1940s. Includes fabric from curtains, dresses, pillow cases, feedsacks, shirting &c. POCKETS:Pockets: - external: 1 large external pocket - internal: 2 pockets 7 inches / 17.78 cm wide 2 pen/pencil pockets 1 3 inch / 7.62 cm pocket.LEATHER:Short handles and closure strap: WWII Military Rifle SlingsShoulder strap: Swedish gun sling. Adjustable length. Detachable. approximately 45" / 114.3 cm strap (about 43"/109.22 cm at longest, adjustable to approximately 35"/88.9 cm)Closure - branded Peg and Awl - and leather rivets are constructed from antique leather. (varies and includes antique saddles, mysterious formed leather bags, gun holsters all early 1900s)Rivets and Sam Browne buttons are brass.Dimensions:- 14 inches / 35.56 cm tall- 6.5 inches / 16.51 cm wide- 20 inches / 50.8 cm long (top) 15 inches / 38.1 cm long (bottom)Made to order and may take up to 3 weeks.Available in Coal, Spice, Truffle and Slate. Please select colour with drop box.

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Peg and Awl
Based in Philadelphia, PA

We are husband and wife with a boy called Søren and a boy called Silas. Our work is made from olde things, treasures found and recovered from misfortune and neglect, relics of the unusual, the confused and the macabre, cut and pulled and bound into wearable curiosities, inscribable keepsakes and useable treasures. We used to...

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