handwoven agave maguey bag

handwoven agave maguey bag
handwoven agave maguey bag
Chandwoven agave maguey bag
handwoven agave maguey bag
handwoven agave maguey bag
handwoven agave maguey bag
handwoven agave maguey bag
Chandwoven agave maguey bag
handwoven agave maguey bag
handwoven agave maguey bag

handwoven agave maguey bag

48.00

handmade by elder artisans in the highlands of southern mexico, these beautiful maguey (fiber derived from the agave leaf) bags take roughly a week to make by stripping the fiber from the agave, spun into a cord & expertly woven by hand using traditional processes passed down for generations. these bags were commonly used in mexico by both men & women but unfortunately were replaced by cheaper materials like nylon. both primitive yet timeless & incredibly expandable, the maguye bag meets multitude of uses ranging from shopping bag to everyday purse. not only a beautiful, functional, durable bag but by purchasing, you are supporting an economy of elderly artisan hand makers & to ensure they pass along their skills to the next generation.

available in natural & toasted wheat

material:

maguey (agave) + hand cut leather strap

measurements:

approx. 15.75” x 15.75” unstretched - strap length is adjustable

care:

rarely needs cleaning but when necessary, simply wipe with a damp cloth & hang to dry.

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