This group of indigenous Wounan, only women weavers, created these purses in asossiation with the *"Corporacion Mundial de la mujer Colombia" with the objetive of include a new line of products that beside the basckets and ornamets that they make, could open a diferent market and help them to keep doing what they have learned from their ancestors.
The symbol on this handbag is “El Anzuelo”, meaning in English "the fish hook". This symbol is associated with abundance and the well-being of the whole community.
Bag dimentions: L: 17" W: 4" H: 13"
Handle: circumference 8 3/8"
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Artisan: Wounaan community, atisan leader: Yadira Malaga
Technique: woven chocolatillo.
Origin: Puerto Pizario, Buenaventura, Valle del Cauca, Colombia
Materials: The body of the bag is chocolatillo fiber, inside fabric of 50% viscosa & 50% poliester, handles are made of werregue fiber, and the finishes are leather.
*English translation: Colombian Women's World Corporation
Primary color: Black
Secondary colors: Beige