This fine hand made leather drinking vessel is topped with a modern food-safe pewter ring secured with decorative brass tacks.
The tankard design is based on 17th and 18th century historic examples.
Leather drinkware was common for poor to middling folk from the middle ages through to the industrial revolution.
The item has been hand made from traditional materials.
The body of the tankard is cut from vegetable tanned cow hide, and hand stitched with waxed linen thread.
The tankard is lined with food safe brewer's pitch and has been successfully leak tested.
The item comes with instructions for care, and is not dishwasher or microwave safe, nor is it suitable for hot drinks.