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Cotton messenger bag, 'Cotzal Experience' (Guatemala)

The hand-woven artistry of this messenger bag is to be forever enjoyed and admired. Women from Cotzal Artisan Cooperative work at home on their back strap looms to weave the cotton bag featuring a jade green flap with a pocket and a striped body in shades of lilac, pink, grey, dark yellow, brown, and white. The flap is adorned with images inherited by their Maya Ixil legacy, such as the milpa (corn), which exalts the beauty of our natural environment, and the bird kMaya Ixil legacy, such as the milpa (corn), which exalts the beauty of our natural environment, and the bird known as Tzichin, believed to attract riches. The triangles relate to the many volcanoes in Guatemala. The green cotton interior includes one zipper pocket and the bag's shoulder strap is adjustable. read more