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Sporran

Sporran

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (made)

  • Date:

    1996 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Kinloch Anderson (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Leather sealskin with silver-plated decoration

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the makers

  • Museum number:

    T.21:11-1997

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Black leather sealskin sporran with three tassels. Silver plated decoration.

Place of Origin

Scotland (made)

Date

1996 (made)

Artist/maker

Kinloch Anderson (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Leather sealskin with silver-plated decoration

Object history note

Part of a Highland dress ensemble T.21:1 to 17-1997.

Descriptive line

Leather sealskin sporran, made by Kinloch Anderson, Scotland, 1996

Labels and date

Modern Highland dress has evolved from the belted plaids worn by the Scottish Highlanders until the 18th century. This kilt is made from a tartan now associated with the Anderson clan. Such dashing attire is increasingly popular as formal wear for weddings, balls, and other special occasions. [1997]

Materials

Leather; Sealskin; Silver-plated

Categories

Men's clothes; Fashion; Formal wear; Accessories; Leather; Scotland

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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