The Origin of the Sporran

July 9, 2014 | By

The Sporran, Scottish Gaelic for “purse,” is a traditional component of the male Scottish Highland Dress. It is in essence a pouch that serves the same function as pockets s traditional kilts do not include pockets.

In this infographic, Kilt Rental USA takes a look at the origin of the sporran as well as featuring a few different styles of sporrans that are available today.

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The Origin of the Sporran

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