Sailors Ditty Bag

Ditty, originating from the word ditto

usually always contained two of everything in the bag; two needles, two threads , two buttons. Used 1860 onwards, a small bag used by sailors and sail makers to carry around and demonstrate their knot tying and sewing skills, showing their craft to perspective ship masters for employment. This strong wax canvas bag is big enough for everyday use but also a short overnight adventure into the countryside or exploring the sea. Take this ditty bag with you far and wide, a tough and reliable bag which has been used in some of the toughest natural environments for generations. Adventure and exploration suit this bag well; explore nature or explore the city, taking with you a small part of historical design and style which will stay by your side as it has been for hundreds of years already. The tough rope cord and fastening are durable and tactile whilst the heavy brass spring clip can be used as versatile attachment for clipping onto nearby surfaces for ease of use when needed. hand whipped rope cord, solid brass spring clip, durable wax canvas

£150.00 - 400mm H x 215mm D, 13 oz - Out of Stock


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