The Birka Viking Purse, Birka Viking Pouch, also classified as a 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 pouches 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.
The Birka Viking Pouch Tarsoly Deluxe features 2 brass castings!
The body of the pouch measures 7 inches top to bottom and is 6.5 wide at the bottom 5 inches wide at the top, will accommodate key fob, money clip or wallet and more, will not fit most smart phones and fits on a 2 1/2 inch belt. The pouch is machine sewn.
Colors of brown can vary, depending on leather availability.