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Coffee & Cotton Weekender Bag Handcrafted in Guatemala

In the Guatemalan highlands, women still wear traditional Mayan dress. Blouses, called huipils, are woven on a backstrap loom. The distinctive patterns of both huipils and skirts vary by region; they are unique to a place, symbols of identity. This burlap Weekender Bag incorporates upcycled huipil and skirt fabric from Chichicastenango, near the village of Chontola, where workshop of artisan partner group Ruth & Naomi is located. Formed to create jobs for women widowed by civil war, the group continues to provide economic and educational opportunities for the community. A beautiful Global Fair Trade gift.

  • Burlap weekender bag with upcycled woven cotton exterior pockets and synthetic leather base
  • Synthetic leather base and handle accent
  • 24Wx17H inches; base is 16.5Wx8.5L
  • Features zipper closure; exterior pockets on both sides, with snap closures; interior triple pocket; adjustable and removable strap.
  • Handmade in Guatemala
  • Pocket on both sides, with snap. Inside wide pocket devided in 3. Removable strap

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