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 “La Pipa”, meaning in English "the pipe", where they kept their medicinal plants, to be able to warm up faster, to cure stomach ache diseases and among others.
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 bade of werregue fiber, and the finishes are leather.
*English translation: Colombian Women's World Corporation
Primary color: Black
Secondary colors: Beige