Chahuaytire Striped Bag

$90.00

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Product Description

What is lovelier than shades of red, purple and green. Always a stunning combination. This beautiful bag features a woven band at the top showcasing special motifs from Chahuaytire, a member village in the Peruvian Highlands of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco.

The durable and finely handwoven alpaca/wool bag is fully lined, has an interior zipped pocket, and strong straps for carrying plenty. It has a zipped closure.

This bag was woven by artisan weaver, Yrma Alvarado Yucra, member of Chahuaytire village and cooperative member of Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, located in the Peruvian Highlands of Cusco.

CTTC works with Quechua women and their families to ensure that their 2000-year old textile traditions continue to thrive, and to aid in economic development.

Additional information

Color

Cochineal, purple, shades of green (all natural dyes)

Fiber

90% wool, 10% alpaca

Size

double strap 15" to shoulder; 6" bottom; 13" deep 16 1/2" wide

Care

Hand wash cool water with a mild detergent. Dry Flat.

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