The Sporran, which is Scottish Gaelic for "purse," is a traditional component of the male Scottish Highland Dress. In this infographic, we take a look at the origin of the sporran as well as look at a few different styles that are available today.
Viking ring fort and settlement, the Shetland Islands, Jarlshof, Scotland. It has been described as "one of the most remarkable archaeological sites ever excavated in the British Isles". It contains remains dating from 2500 BCE up to the century CE.
the seat of Clan Graham in Scotland! The ancestral seat Buchanan Castle in Drymen miles north-west of Glasgow) having become dilapidated, Duke of Montrose lived at Auchmar House, near Balmaha on the eastern shore of Loch Lomond.
Kilt-Scottish soldiers wore kilts in battles. Kilt aprons were used to replace the sporran, which held items, and protected the kilt when in the line. These soldiers would carry gas in small bags over the kilt, like a sporran