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Inspired by the classic style and timeless elegance of our horse harness. Freedman handbags are handcrafted from the finest leather and materials. Workmanship the carriage trade has trusted for over six generations.

 

 

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Brougham Backpack

$350.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag:   A brougham was a light, four-wheeled horse-drawn carriage built in the 19th century. It was named after Scottish jurist Lord Brougham, who had this type of carriage built to his specification in

The Victoria Tote - Medium

$375.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: The Victoria is an elegant carriage style of French origin, possibly based on a phaeton made for George IV. A Victoria may be visualised as essentially a phaeton with the addition of a coachman's box-seat,

Dennett Halter Square Tote

$485.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: The Dennett gig was similar to other gigs in that it was enclosed at the rear and had room for luggage. It was also a one-horse vehicle with a jointed hood or

Trooper Shoulder Bag

$450.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: Designed for comfort, the Trooper saddle is the perfect choice if you ride in field trials, on the trail. Crafted to be lightweight, with a comfortable seat good for many hours in the saddle

The Victoria Tote - Large

$575.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: The Victoria is an elegant carriage style of French origin, possibly based on a phaeton made for George IV. A Victoria may be visualised as essentially a phaeton with the addition of a coachman's box-seat,

$425.00

Ralli Bag

$425.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: A Ralli is a traditional type of horse-drawn cart, named after the Ralli family. The vehicle was commonly used as a general run-around carriage for families. It has back-to-back seating with space under the

Vis-a-Vis Clutch

$185.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: A vis-à-vis is a carriage in which the passengers sit face to face with the front passengers facing rearward and the rear passengers facing forward. The term comes from the French vis-à-vis,

Derby Shoulder Bag

$350.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: An annual horse race for three-year-olds, founded in 1780 by the 12th Earl of Derby. The race is run on Epsom Downs in England in late May or early June. The Derby

$695.00

Dormeuse Bag

$695.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag:             This handbag is named after the Dormeuse carriage. This carriage was designed for long expeditions. It had a well sprung body and could be converted into

$425.00

Bronson Bag

$425.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: It was called the Bronson Wagon, and by 1900 became the popular sporting wagon for country gentlemen. Its framed and paneled sides were the inspiration for the “woodie” station wagons that were popular from

$175.00

Ring Wristlet

$175.00

   What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: A great bag for a night on the town or for any special occasion. This little wristlet is a simple and convenient bag to carry. It can be held on the ring

$650.00

Sociable Bag

$650.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: The Sociable handbag is named after the a sociable. This coach is an open, four-wheeled carriage described as a cross between a barouche and a victoria, having two double seats facing each other. It might be controlled from

Governess Shoulder Bag

$395.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag:  The governess handbag is named after the Governess cart. A small two-wheeled pony-drawn cart. The purpose of the cart was to be light enough to be drawn by a well-tempered pony or cob, who would

Small Snaffle Bit Shoulder Bag

$395.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: Inspired by the classic style and timeless elegance of our carriage harness. This Freedman handbag is handcrafted from the finest Italian vegetable leather and the workmanship is what the carriage trade has

Medium Snaffle Bit Shoulder Bag

$495.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: Inspired by the classic style and timeless elegance of our carriage harness. This Freedman handbag is handcrafted from the finest Italian vegetable leather and the workmanship is what the carriage trade has

Cariole Hand Bag

$675.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: A cariole was a type of carriage or sleigh used in the 19th century. It was a light, small, open or covered, drawn by a single horse. The Cariole is a hand bag that

$695.00

Whitechapel Bag

$695.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: The Whitechapel cart is a dog cart variant identified by the panelled sides and back. The tail board can be hinged down to act as a footboard for two passengers facing backwards, as

$575.00

Char-de-Coté

$575.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: The Char-de-Coté handbag was named after the Char-de-Coté carriage. It was regarded as the Swiss national carriage, but could also be found in France. A fantastic feature of this vehicle is the passenger seat

Large Snaffle Bit Shoulder Bag

$599.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: Inspired by the classic style and timeless elegance of our carriage harness. This Freedman handbag is handcrafted from the finest Italian vegetable leather and the workmanship is what the carriage trade has

Cab Shoulder Bag

$350.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: The design was developed in France in the eighteenth century. The cab is a shortening of cabriolet. Other horse-drawn cabs include a rear door and seats for four passengers; formerly used as a two-wheeled cab.

Barrell Shoulder Bag

$450.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: Inspired by the classic style and timeless elegance of our carriage harness. This Freedman handbag is handcrafted from the finest Italian vegetable leather and the workmanship is what the carriage trade has

Saddle Shoulder Bag

$450.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: Inspired by the classic style and timeless elegance of our carriage harness. This Freedman handbag is handcrafted from the finest Italian vegetable leather and the workmanship is what the carriage trade has

$750.00

Cabriolet Bag

$750.00

  What Inspired Us To Make This Bag: The Cabriolet bag is named after the Cabriolet carriage. A light horse-drawn vehicle, with two wheels and a single horse. The carriage has a folding hood that can cover its two occupants, one of whom is the

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