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Product ID: 313736

100% Cotton Pink and Blue Artisan Crafted Shoulder Bag, "Zapotec Patrimony"

byNelson and Wendhy Salones: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (8)
From the Mexican town of Santo Tomás Jalieza comes this loom woven 100% cotton... more

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From the Mexican town of Santo Tomás Jalieza comes this loom woven 100% cotton shoulder bag. For married artisans Nelson Hernandez and Wendhy Salones, making sure that future generations in Oaxaca are taught about their Zapotec ancestors and their customs is a top priority; Nelson says that the backstrap loom weaving tradition is, "...something which is being lost in many Santo Tomás Jalieza homes." The striped purse is woven with thread in blush, pale blue, and white tones with a central band featuring a rhombus motif in black; its braided light blue strap is long enough for the bag to be worn across the body. The bag is lined with pink nylon fabric, and features two front-facing zippered compartments on the outside that make it easy to keep the purse's contents organized.

  • 0.12 kgs
  • 0.3 lbs
  • Bag: 18.5 cm L x 19.5 cm W
  • Bag: 7.25" L x 7.75" W
  • Strap(s): 120 cm L
  • Strap(s): 47" L
  • Drop length: 58 cm from strap to bag
  • Drop length: 22.75" from strap to bag

  • 100% cotton, nylon lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Hand wash only
  • Dry in the shade
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

Reviews by Customers

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Total reviews

8

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08/27/2020

"Wonderful Item"

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I purchased these for my daughter as worry dolls that she could wear and keep with her when she was feeling anxious and they have been a god send. They are worn constantly and she absolutely loves them. I just ordered another set in green for my nieces.

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08/11/2020

"My new bag"

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This is so cute. I will use this bag all the time. I am also happy that I m able to support businesses in Mexico. Thank you so much

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Sweet Rose, Handwoven Cotton Handbag with Pink Stripes from Mexico

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06/04/2020

"wonderful gifts"

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So cute.

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Espresso Dolls, Cotton Wristband Bracelets in Espresso (Set of 3)

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01/14/2020

"Beautiful Small Handbag"

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This bag is beautiful and colourful.

Purchased Item:

Mini Rainbow, Cotton Handbag with Multicolored Stripes from Mexico

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01/09/2020

"Great little bag."

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This arrived in a timely fashion. I am pleased with the quality of the bag as it appears to be very well made. Love the colors. It will work well for traveling and everyday running around. Kudos to the artisans!

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12/10/2019

"Very nice bag"

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Looks great with black outfits.

Tags By Judy

Casual

Best Uses

  • Great for using on a long walk instead ofva heavy bag

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Interlaced in Black, Mexican Black 100% Cotton Shoulder Bag with Braid Accents

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Nelson and Wendhy use traditional Zapotec weaving techniques and have dedicated themselves to passing down their knowledge to their children in order to continue creating culturally significant art.

This artist is working with some sort of disability ranging from mental or physical and includes conditions such as being handicapped physically, or perhaps having a condition such as autism. This is also awarded to artists that employ other artists with disabilities.

Nelson has achieved several awards and honorable mentions, including winning the 2017 National Labor Prize and receiving an honorable mention for the 2018 FOFA Competition and the Benito Juarez State Prize for both 2015 and 2016.

Through perseverance, Nelson and Wendhy have grown their textile workshop. They now provide work for her family members and two neighbors.

The Women's Empowerment badge is awarded to female artisans or artisan groups that are led by women.

Nelson and Wendhy's income allows them to provide a basic education to their children at home.

Wendhy is a dedicated mother who helps financially support the family's two children.

This artist has dramatically improved their livelihood by working with NOVICA.

 
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