Peruvian Andean design woven textile handbag with zipper
Peruvian Andean design woven textile handbag with zipper
Peruvian Andean design woven textile handbag with zipper

Peruvian Textile Handbag

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Size: 33 cm x 34 cm

Fiber: 90% wool, 10% alpaca

This is a truly gorgeous Peruvian Handbag for those looking for some boho chic to add to their lives. With a deep red background, created through natural dyeing using the cochineal insect, it features a svelte tuck that catches the eye.  The typical pallay designs from the Chinchero region in purple, mustard and white provide a hip, geometric touch to this Peruvian handbag.

This Peruvian Handbag makes a distinctive wardrobe statement; it's versatile accessory that evokes the high Andes, as well as a great eco-fashion piece for the ethical shopper.

Closes with a sturdy zipper; includes a handy coin pocket in the inner lining.

Who made this Peruvian Textile Handbag?

This Peruvian bag was made by an indigenous artisans in the high Andean community of Chinchero and Mahuaypampa. Located half way between Cusco and the Sacred Valley, Chinchero weavers are famous worldwide for the high quality of their weaving, and also the distinctive pallay (design) that they use in their weaving.