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Talbot's Premium Wide Plain Sword Belt

Wide Leather Sword Belt
Price:: $44.95

 

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  • Based on period examples extant and in artwork
  • Brass hardware based on extant pieces in the Strong Collection
  • An affordable option to complete your period look
  • Undecorated so you can leave plain or add fittings
  • Comes unpunched so you can add holes to fit you
  • Made from sturdy leather that will last
  • The perfect way to carry your pouch
  • Designed as a fine compromise between authenticity, function and cost by longtime expert in medieval accessories, Doug Strong of Talbots
  • Available in Black, Golden Brown and White
  • One size fits most - approx 1 1/2" wide and 60" long
  • Price -  $44.95

Plain Sword Belt in Golden Brown

About our Wide Sword Belt 

 

If “the clothes make the man” (or woman!), then the accessories make the clothes. Or at least, they help turn them into a proper outfit. Designed as a balance between authenticity, function and cost, these belts are perfect for either a simpler look, or to create a “custom” belt by adding your own fittings. This robust belt is over 1 ½ inches wide and mounted with highly authentic belt hardware in the form of a Ridged buckle with engraved plate and a decorated acorn strap end. Belts of this sort were frequently worn by knights to suspend their swords. This belt would be appropriate for the period 1250-1450.The total length of the belt is over 60 inches.

And what better to hang on your new belt than one of our kidney pouches? Based on a common 14th and 15th century design, the brass fittings on the pouch are taken directly from originals in the Strong Collection. Sturdily constructed and large enough to carry your essentials, this pouch is the perfect way to practically and discretely carry your wallet and modern necessities, while accessorizing your wardrobe with a piece of kit that’s as “close to the original” as we could make it.

 

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Wide Sword Belts in Golden Brown, white and black



 

Historical Inspirations 

 

Drawing after Livre de la Chasse or, Gaston Phebus' Book of Hunting circa late 14th century MS francais 616 fol. 40 in The Bibliotethque National Paris, France Detail from fresco of the Life of Jesus in the Collegiata Santa Maria Assunta of circa 1340 by Lippo Memmi in San Gimignano, Italy Detail from the fresco by Domenico di Bartolo and Lorenzo di Pietro in the Hospital of Santa Maria della scala in Sienna, Italy circa 1444

 

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