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Todos los Santos Bag

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  • Description

    In the Guatemalan highlands, women still wear traditional Mayan dress. Blouses, called huipils, are woven on a backstrap loom. The distinctive patterns of both huipils and skirts vary by region. Carry the Todos Los Santos Bag, featuring huipil patches, on your next weekend getaway! This bag is handcrafted by artisans working with our fair trade partner Ruth & Naomi. Formed to create jobs for women widowed by civil war, the group continues to provide economic and educational opportunities for the community.

  • Product Details +
    • Recycled Todos los Santos huipil on both sides and navy skirt fabric with horizontal stripes
    • Huipil pattern varies
    • Bag: 29.5W (at widest part when laying flat) x 13.5W (base) x 5.5L (base) x 13.5H (at center, not including strap) inches, Straps: 14.25L x 1.5W (base) and 0.75W (top) inches, Huipil: 12.25W inches, Inside open pocket: 14.5W x 7H inches, Black zippered pocket: 7.75W inches
    • 2 exterior unzippered pockets, 1 interior unzippered pockets, 1 interior zippered pocket
    • Handcrafted in Guatemala

    SKU: 8810440

  • 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.


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