Guatemalan Skirt Purse

Authentic Fair Trade Product. Ethically sourced. Handcrafted in Guatemala.


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This recycled fabric purse is obtained from traditional skirts worn by women from the communities of Totonicipan, Patzun, Cantol and Chimaltenango, each with its own distinct design. This purse with side pocket is constructed from recycled fabric. This provides the muted colors and soft feel that cannot be duplicated in newly woven fabric.

One side of the purse is graphic patterning, while the other is embroidered flowers.

  • Recycled traditional Guatemalan skirts
  • Side pocket
  • Zipper closures
  • 7Wx6Hx27HO inches
  • Made in Guatemala

UPC: 732919259902

SKU: 8800010

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  • The Makers
    Ruth & Naomi

    Ruth & NaomiThe weaving cooperative Ruth and Naomi is located in Chontola, near Chichicastenango. Widowed artisans weave bright lengths of cloth on backstrap looms. Young men, trained as tailors, sew this cloth into finished products such as vests, bags, wallets and briefcases. Read more.

  • Reviews (1).....
    • April 29, 2017
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      The purse arrived and was just as advertised in size! The purse is very soft and is smaller and not as bulky as other purses you will find in stores. Your design will vary due to the materials for example mine has knitted flowers on it and is mostly pink and red unlike the picture displayed. The pur...