«Did you also know that the origin of the bag is in the pocket? Purse, pouch, purse, chaplain, balantine, pouch… various names have designated the bag, this accessory that makes long time part of women's or male clothing. Ample or adjusted, the shape of the clothes naturally has over the centuries a great influence on the use of the bag, the alternately exist or disappear. Small bag that contained originally the money for alms, actually allows for carry all the small essential objects. With the fashion trend in the 18th century of larger clothes the pockets appears . These little containers are canvas bags clothes, held around the waist by a belt and accessible by slots arranged on the sides of the dress.
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