This one of a kind black leather bag is absolutely amazing! The vibrant woven flame stitch pattern on the pockets represents the Mayan god Quetzalcoatl, the feathered serpent. These pattern were woven into a stunning textiles by a Mayan woman in Guatemala. The body of the bag is a gorgeous huipil from Chichicastenango with flowers and double mod stylized peacocks and compliment the rich leather and it’s the perfect bold color combination.
The fair trade materials and work were all made in Guatemala in the Chichicastenango region. The vintage textiles are sold in a fair trade market and upcycled into this bag. The bag is entirely handcrafted. The only machinery used in its creation was a sewing machine to stitch it together.
This large CDB, or convertible day bag can be worn many ways. It comes with a matching leather shoulder strap, leather backpack straps and leather handles so it can be carried in many ways. This bag is one of a kind. You won’t find its duplicate anywhere.
These bags are fair trade, sustainable fashion and unique. They are made from vintage Huipils, or shirts, woven on backstrap looms by Mayan women in Guatemala. Each huipil tells the story of the woman who created it. The history, skill and meaning behind each huipil has been handed down for generations.
The bag is entirely handcrafted with luxury soft, supply leather handles and a matching leather shoulder strap. There are natural marks and lines in the leather that are natural to the leather. This bag will keep getting better with time! A leather tassel adorns the zipper pull.
The interior has a leather trimmed zippered compartment and two pockets for a cell phone and your miscellaneous goodies. It has a plastic zipper and high quality silver tone hardware. The interior is lined with beautiful handmade Corte fabric.
Size: 19”w x 15”h x 5.5”d
9” handle drop
Base: 13.5”w x 5.5”d
Please read all details about these gorgeous one of a kind bags in my store information. These are perfectly imperfect, all handmade, all hand loomed vintage fabrics and leather hides tanned in the sun. Each piece is a gem to be cherished and loved.
But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.
Nov 30, 2023
Amazing oversized bag, beautiful and fun — one of my favorites!