Handwoven - Shoulder Bag
Handwoven Upcycled Cortes - Shoulder Bag - Guatemala - $35
Bag: 10.5" W x 11.5" L - Fringe: 2" - Strap: 40" L
The background of this upcycled bag is made from a cortes/skirt, which is worn by Mayan women of Guatemala, usually paired with a huipil (handwoven top). The frontis decorated with fabric from a huipil. Each huipil displays woven and embroidered designs distinctive to the specific village or area where it was made. Generally speaking cortes and huipiles are hand woven on a back-strap loom in cotton.
This durable bag closes with a zipper to secure your belongings. It is lined, and has fringe on the bottom. The strap length is adjustable.
Because these items are hand-crafted by local artisans using traditional techniques, slight variations may occur. Note that colors may vary according to each display monitor.
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