Wearable art pieces like this one-f-a-kind Guatemalan Textiles Bag combine art, style and craftsmanship to create a memorable statement piece. A true form of self-expression to both the weaver and wearer. These wearable textile art bags are handcrafted using soft full grain leather and ancient Mayan weaving techniques. Mayan textile symbols are expressed throughout each handcrafted piece. The traditional Guatemalan textiles and Guatemalan fabric make this bag special and memorable. All interior and exterior Mayan textiles have been loomed by hand on the backstrap loom by skilled Mayan weavers in Guatemala. All Guatemalan textiles are unique and inspired by the weaver herself. Each huipil bag comes with adjustable backpack straps and a crossbody strap.
Guatemalan Textiles Backpack
- Full grain leather
- Handwoven textile exterior
- Convertible - can be worn 3 ways
- Removable and adjustable crossbody strap
- Removable and adjustable shoulder straps
- Metal Hardware
- Handwoven cotton lining
- Zip closure
- Inner pockets
- Deep outside pockets
- Supports Artisans in rural areas of Guatemala
Cross Body Strap: 50”
Backpack Staps: 24-32”
This product supports artisans in rural areas of Guatemala, providing them with work opportunity, skills training, and a fair wage. It further helps to preserve the artisans' traditional heritage and practice of back-strap weaving and textile development. There is no child labor used in the production of this product.
All products feature a unique and one-of-a-kind textile which means you will never find anyone wearing the same bag as you! Plus all products are handmade, giving them an added touch of authenticity!
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Help us support a group of talented and courageous single mama’s in our community who provide for their families by designing and developing handmade pompoms. We offer a wide selection of pom-poms and tassels that will give any bag an extra pop! Plus, you’ll be helping to support this locally developed initiative. Check it out under the POM-Tassel section of our website!