Birka Small Viking Pouch Tarsoly
The Birka Viking Coin Purse or Tarsoly was found in the ruins of the trading and craft town of Birka, Sweden. Dating from approx. 900 AD, 52 bags or pouches were found in 47 graves. 18 men, 15 women, 2 children, 8 unknown and 4 double graves. Of the pouchs analyzed, 28 were made of cow leather, 3 calf and 2 goat leather and 5 were tanned with alum.
The set is stored in Swedish History Museum.
Colors of brown can vary, depending on leather availability.