Peruvian Crossbody Bag: Chahuaytire


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Product Description

With its bright 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 a member of Chahuaytire village and cooperative member of Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, located in the Peruvian Highlands of Cusco.

Additional information


Multicolor bands featuring red, green and orange. Decorative panel features motifs in brown and black.


90% wool, 10% alpaca


about 11" length, 12" wide, 24" strap


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