Waxed Canvas Tote: antique military leather, homespun fabric.

$ 230.00
Peg and Awl
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Waxed Canvas ToteWaxed 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.This tote was built to endure. Load it up, bring it everywhere.Fabric: Waxed Canvas exteriorVintage fabric varies, lines interior pockets (blue & white checked homespun, blue & white ticking, green and white checked, red and white striped - most early 1900s)Pockets:- external: 1 large external pocket- internal:2 pockets 5 1/2 inches wide2 pen/pencil pockets1 2 inch pocket.Short handles and closure strap: WWII Military Rifle SlingsShoulder strap: Swedish gun sling. Adjustable length. Detachable. 45" strap (about 43" at longest, adjustable to approximately 35")Rivets and Sam Browne buttons are brass. 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)Dimensions:- 10 1/2 inches tall- 6 inches deep- 16 inches wide (top) 12 inches wide (bottom)Made to order and may take up to 2 weeks.

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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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