Antique Omani bullet bag / pouch (very old)

Antique Omani bullet pouch (very old)
  • Description

Very Rare leather Omani bag / pouch for storing matchlock bullets with geometric designs.  Made of goat leather. As  rule the Oriental bullet pouches are of leather.

In the East they often have silver plates on the outside or were otherwise decorated.  See items below for the silver plates

 

Antique Omani bullet pouch

Antique Omani bullet pouch

 
 

Arab names: Mihafazah (pouch); Rassah (bullet)

Period: before 1850

Origin: Oman

References:

  1. Stone A glossary of the Construction Decoration and Use of arms and armor in all countries and in all times 1934 p. 155