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Pigskin sporran

Pigskin sporran with brass clasp, Scottish, 18th century

Pigskin sporran with brass clasp, Scottish, 18th century

Sporran with pigskin bag and semi-circular brass clasp with plain catch having centre knob and hinge knobs. The front is incised with three concentric circles, alternating medium and small. The bag is sewed on with a thong and has two tassels at the hinges.

The interior is divided into two pockets by a centre partition of sheep skin and has a small drawn inside pouch with the thong and tassel falling to the outside at back.

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