Very early in history it was arising for people to carry the things of everyday necessities with the and keep the hands free.
So the deployment went from a simple leatherbag to multifaceted leather purses, pouches and case.
In my view…
These publications and the books:
- Christiane Schnack: Mittelalterliche Lederfunde aus Schleswig – Futterale,
Riemen, Taschen u.a. Objekte, Ausgrabungen in Schleswig (Schild) 1971 – 1975 Berichte und Studien 13, Karl Wachtholtz Verlag, Neumünster nach 1995
- Olaf Goubitz: Purses in Pieces: Archaeological Finds of Late Medieval and
16th Century, Leather Purses, Pouches, Bags and Cases in the Netherlands: von 2009
are basics for some of my works.