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Indigo Hunter Satchel: No. 8 of 12; Collection 5
We at Peg and Awl are continuously lured by the stories and the physical evidence of people and cultures – and the effect of time thereon.
Though historically we have used American textiles in our bags, we were drawn to 6 traditional hand-woven Indigo dyed fabrics from Africa – each distinctly patterned. These antique textiles tell the story of an already full life through their weaving, fading dyes, holes and repairs. We are celebrating these very marks of human existence by incorporating them into new interpretations of our Hunter Satchel.
Our fourth collection of Indigo Hunter Satchels was created with one of these textiles, resulting in a small batch of satchels whose distinct weave and wear render each thoroughly one-of-a-kind. This particular textile will be featured in this collection of 12 bags (6 small and 6 medium).
If you love it, don’t hesitate!
The satchel is fully constructed from durable Spice waxed canvas and overlaid with the African textile. Whether it be a journal, pens, pencils and a few snacks for a walk in the woods, or a wallet, keys and phone for a night excursion on the city streets, the Hunter Satchel is perfectly sized to bring only what you need.
Constructed 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.
- From a small batch of 12 indigo satchels
- 15 oz. waxed duck canvas (19 oz. with wax) (Spice)
- Leather strap and clasp from deadstock to well-worn WWII gunsling
- African textile overlay and pocket lining
- Brass rivets and button studs
- 1 interior pocket
- Minimally packaged with a letterpressed tag and string
The first two photographs show the exact bag you will receive. Not returnable.
Approximately 12.8 oz.
Inches: 12″ tall by 10.5″ wide by 2.75″ deep
Metric: 30.5 cm tall by 26.67 cm wide by 7 cm deep
Inches: Approximately 42″ long; 21″ shoulder drop, adjustable
Metric: Approximately 106.7 cm long; 64.8 cm shoulder drop, adjustable
Inches: 6.5″ wide by 6″ tall
Metric: 16.5 cm wide by 15.2 cm tall