This one of a kind bag made from vintage huipil from Guatemala is very versatile! Use it as a cosmetic bag, coin purse, ID pouch, jewelry bag for travel, the uses are many.
The interior is lined and there is are additional zippered pockets both in and outside of pouch.
Size: 8”w x 6.5”h
The fair trade materials and work were all made in Guatemala from a vintage handwoven huipil from Guatemala. The bag is entirely handcrafted. The only machinery used in its creation was a sewing machine to stitch it together.
"Huipil" refers to a weaving technique usually made with fabric woven on a back strap loom. The designs can be rich in symbolism when using images of gods, flowers, frogs and other images with mythological importance. It also includes a set of symbols which serve as a kind of signature of the weaver. The ceremonial huipil has designs that represent the universe.