Central American Hand Woven Leather Handbags(22 items)
Maura Parra Handbags and accesories with handwoven Maya cotton
"I’ve always been drawn to handmade works of art, and am extremely proud of our Mayan ancestral heritage."
Popular Central American Hand Woven Leather Handbags
Multicolor Cotton and Black Leather Shoulder Bag, "Splendid Tradition"
Featuring multicolored diamond motifs, the sides of this shoulder bag are handwoven on the backstrap loom from cotton fibers, with coal black leather for the sides and straps. Designed by Guatemala's Guatemala's Diana and Maura, the handbag comes opens at the top with a zipper to reveal a cotton lining in beige with a single inner zipper pocket for storing small items. The handbag arrives in a cotton storage bag for keeping it clean while not in use.
Brown Leather Colorful Handwoven Cotton Clutch Shoulder Bag, "Sunset Peaks"
This brown leather clutch features a foldover flap inset with cotton handwoven on a traditional Mayan backstrap loom. Designed by Maura Parra the textile features a diamond pattern in pink, blue, khaki, and linen white. The flap secures the main compartment with a magnetic snap. Inside, a zippered pocket is set into the lining. The clutch can convert to a shoulder bag by attaching the leather strap.
Black Leather and Colorful Handwoven Cotton Messenger Bag, "Woven Chandelier"
Guatemalan artisan Maura Parra combines supple, black leather and cotton handwoven on a traditional Mayan backstrap loom in this stylish messenger bag. The textile is set into the front flap and features an intricate pattern in red, blue, and linen white. With an adjustable strap, the bag can be worn over the shoulder or across the body. There are two exterior pockets, one on the back secured with a zipper, and one open pocket under the foldover flap that stays in place with a magnetized snap. Inside, a zippered pocket is set into the lining. The main compartment can be expanded by unzipping the zipper that runs along the bottom and up the sides.
Black and Ivory Cotton and Leather Handle Handbag Guatemala, "Black Kaleidoscope"
Featuring a handle made of leather in a coal black color, this handle handbag from Guatemala is designed by Maura Parra, who works with local artisans to realize her creations. The body of the handbag is handwoven on the backstrap loom from cotton, with intricate diamond-shaped motifs in ivory, ecru, and black. Opening at the top with a magnetic snap, the handbag is lined with ecru-colored cotton, with a zipper pocket and an open pocket on the inside. This beautiful Guatemalan creation comes with a cotton storage bag.