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Large Waxed Canvas Tote

Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
53 Reviews

$282.00 - $297.00

This tote is final sale and not eligible for returns.

Constructed with durable waxed canvas and finished with brown vegetable tanned leather, the Large Tote is a blank slate waiting to be marked with the adventures and stories of use. This is the holy grail in unisex carryall totes: practical and perfect in every way. This tote was built to endure. Load it up, bring it everywhere.

For those city dwellers, travelers and others wanting more security, the Tote has a detachable zipper that tucks neatly in the bag when not needed.

Waxed canvas originated in the sailing industry in Scotland in the 1920s and became widely used in sportswear and apparel because of its waterproofing abilities and superb durability.

- 15 oz. waxed duck canvas (19 oz. with wax)
- Adjustable and detachable leather strap
- Leather handles and strap from vegetable-tanned leather
- Vintage fabric pocket lining varies from bag to bag
- Brass rivets and button studs
- Black YKK zipper with brass teeth
- Fits up to an 15″ laptop
- 1 large exterior, 5 interior pockets
- 8 colours available
- Minimally packaged with tag and string


Emmett, our laser engraving machine and in-house scribe, allows you to personalize our bags! Purchase separately here.

The monogram is laser-engraved on organic leather and attached with brass rivets (see the product photographs for an example). Be sure to include your wished-for letters in the order notes (up to 3) when placing your order! MONOGRAMMED BAGS ARE NOT RETURNABLE.



Approximately 1 lb. 8 oz.


Inches: 12.5″ tall by 6.5″ deep by 20″ wide (top) by 15″ wide (bottom)
Metric: 31.8 cm by 16.5 cm deep by 51 cm wide (top) by 38 cm wide (bottom)

Shoulder Strap:
Inches: Approximately 50″ long; 19″ shoulder drop
Metric: Approximately 127 cm long; 48.3 cm shoulder drop

Inches: Approximately 10.5″ long; 4″ handle drop
Metric: Approximately 26.7 cm long; 10 cm handle drop

External Pocket:
Inches: 20″ wide by 10″ tall
Metric: 50.8 cm wide by 25.4 cm tall

Internal Pockets:
Inches: Two 7″ wide by 8.75″ tall pockets; One 3″ wide by 8.75″ tall pocket; Two pen/pencil pockets
Metric: Two 17.78 wide cm by 22.2 cm pockets; One 7.62 cm wide by 22.2 cm pocket; Two pen/pencil pockets

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Rated 4.9 out of 5 stars
Based on 53 reviews
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53 reviews
  • WL
    Wan L.
    Flag of Singapore
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    3 years ago
    Amazing tote in an amazing colour!

    I already have the large waxed canvas tote in Radish but when I saw it in Almond on Catharine Mi-sook’s IG, I couldn’t resist looking into it more because I really wanted it. Being the klutz that I am, I was worried that I would ruin the tote with it being such a light colour. Catharine and Margaux kindly answered my many queries and after some consideration, I took the plunge. I couldn’t be more pleased when it (and the matching Scholar Pouch) arrived; the colour is just sublime, especially against the veg tanned leather. And it has plenty of space for everything I like to carry (and that is saying something because I would carry my kitchen sink with me if I could!). Last but not least, as with everything made by Peg and Awl, the workmanship is incredible. I am beyond thrilled with my purchase and would definitely be back when I need another bag/pouch.

  • EA
    Emily A.
    Flag of United States
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 years ago
    Large Waxed Canvas Tote ..color:Rook

    I'm delighted with this tote! I originally bought it to be my teacher carryall. It fits my purse, lunch tote, any other projects I'm working on, and all the bits and bobbles needed for the school day. I particularly love the 2 inside book pockets. I used it as my carry on for a domestic flight and it scooted right under the seat in front of me. Large enough to carry everything and small enough to meet the plane's requirements. It's a beautiful and practical bag and I know it will last a long while.

  • DC
    Daisy C.
    Flag of Singapore
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 years ago
    Lovely bag

    Received my order Large Canvas with Truffle color. Spacious, functional, sturdy and it does look good looking. Thank you for your prompt shipment and love your craft

  • DH
    Dany H.
    Flag of Australia
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    4 years ago
    Large waxed canvas tote in Spice


    Thank you so much for the speedy delivery of my new tote. I just love it! It fits all my things perfectly, I especially love the pockets inside.

    Well done on a beautiful product.

  • SW
    Sarah W.
    Flag of United Kingdom
    Verified Buyer
    I recommend this product
    Rated 5 out of 5 stars
    5 years ago
    Beautifully crafted treasure!

    This is such a thing of beauty! Due to my own ineptitude I wasn’t sure if I was going to be getting the antique leather version of this bag or the new vegetable tanned straps - when it arrived it turned out to be the latter and I was not disappointed! The leather is stunning and is already (after a couple of weeks of daily use) starting to age beautifully. The detailing of the rest of the bag is perfect too, even down to the 1900 dressmaker fabric edging on the internal pockets. Worth every penny and thank you for the superb customer service!

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