These bags are a wonder. First the agave leaf (same plant mezcal and tequila come from!) is pounded to extract the strong fibers. After they are cleaned the long fibers are selected and spun by hand to a long enough string to produce one of these bags.
These are used in Chiapas for carrying all manner of things. They are very strong and durable and expand a surprising amount laterally.
The bag itself measures 13" x 19". The strap is adjustable to a max length of 32" with bag.
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Fantastic hat of all hats!! This is a hat originally made for shamans of Peru. Super colorful and exuberant. This is a very tight knit hat made by artisans of Q'ero, Peru that is then beaded with white glass beads. The yarn is a wool blend. This hat is of a finer quality and design than most available today. The yarn is a wool blend.
Gorgeous embroidered bag from Mexico. These are made from traditional ponchos of Zincantan, Chiapas. The base is a handwoven cotton material with some metallics and this is densely embroidered with these fantastic floral motifs.
Measures 19 x 20 inches.
For more great bags from around the world please visit the bags section of our shop!