This cochineal red handwoven tote features black leather trim including the bottom gusset and a decorative center and side bands. The pattern is a special motif from Chinchero, a member village in the Peruvian Highlands of the Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco. The colors are derived from flowers, roots, insect, and bark.
This durable and finely handwoven alpaca/wool open tote is fully lined and has a double leather carrying strap.
This bag was woven by Gregoria Pumayalli Auccacusi, a member of the Chinchero village and cooperative member of Center for Traditional Textiles of Cusco, located in the Peruvian Highlands of Cusco.