This pleated tote features two solid bands of colors alongside bands of Peruvian motifs. This unusual and spacious tote is a blend of wool-alpaca fibers naturally dyed with colors derived from flowers, roots, insect, and bark. The patterns feature motifs from Chinchero a member of the Center for Traditional Textiles cooperative in the Peruvians Highlands of Cusco. The durable and finely woven bags design is unique to the weaver who makes it.
This bag has a deep red-rust center-pleated panel and is embellished with a removable pompom.
This fully-lined bag features one interior zipped pocket, a zipped 13” top closure, and double carrying straps. The double straps and top trim are woven of sturdy warp-faced striped bands.
This bag was woven by Gregoria Pumayali Auccacusi, a member of the Chinchero community and cooperative member of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, Peru.
Fiber: 90% wool, 10% alpaca
Size: 13″w x 17″h; 13″ woven double strap to shoulder
Colors: indigo green to blue and cochineal, with accents of rose and green