Chahuaytire Shoulder Bag

$66.00

1 in stock

Product Description

With its warm cochineal and green multi-colored stripes, this simple shoulder bag is a striking accent for evening or day. The central decorative band has traditional motifs from the Chahuaytire-Pisac area in the Peruvian highlands. The unlined bag has a zippered closure and it is embellished at the bottom with 3 evenly spaced small tassels. The 1″-wide shoulder strap is designed with stripes or traditional motifs. The edges of the bag are finished with the traditional ñawi-awapa braid.

This handsome bag was woven by Juana Cordova Sutta a member of Chahuaytire village and cooperative member of Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, located in the Peruvian Highlands of Cusco.

Additional information

Color

cochineal red with green

Fiber

90% wool; 10% alpaca

Size

about 12" wide X 11" high; single 48" shoulder strap; zipper closure

Care

hand wash gently in cool water w/mild soap OR dry clean

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