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Cotton shoulder bag, 'Comalapa Huipil' - Block Print Canvas Shoulder Bag

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Block Print Canvas Shoulder Bag, "Comalapa Huipil"

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Inspired by the huipiles or traditional blouses from Comalapa, Mirian Otzin... more

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Inspired by the huipiles or traditional blouses from Comalapa, Mirian Otzin creates this beautiful cotton canvas shoulder bag. The front of the bag is printed using the linoleum block relief printing technique, whereby a design is hand carved into a linoleum block which is then inked to create a print. The bag is fully lined and features faux suede straps, an interior zipper pocket and a cute tassel.

  • 0.22 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • Bag: 35 cm H x 35.5 cm W x 1.5 cm D
  • Bag: 13.75" H x 14" W x 0.6" D
  • Strap(s): 62.23 cm L x 2 cm W
  • Strap(s): 24.5" L x 0.8" W
  • Drop length: 29.21 cm from strap to bag
  • Drop length: 11.5" from strap to bag
  • Tassel(s): 13.97 cm L
  • Tassel(s): 5.5" L

  • 100% cotton with synthetic suede straps; cotton lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Machine wash in cold water
  • Hand-crafted item -- color, size and/or motif may vary slightly
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central Americaicon info
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  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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Indu

From Minneapolis, US

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10/17/2021

"Well made purse"

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Love the design and colors. The purse feels sturdy and secure.

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Armchair Wanderer

From Wichita, Kansas

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09/29/2021

"Lovely Table Runner..."

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Lovely, hand woven, table runner. The colors are beautiful and bright. Looks gorgeous on my dining room table. My Turtle Bowl, also purchased from Novica, sits on my new runner...double the pretty!! Thank you, Mirian! Your artistry is amazing!

Best Uses

  • Table Runner/Decorative Woven Piece

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Prabha

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09/21/2021

"Bright and useful"

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Its a nice bright pattern but not too jazzy for the workplace. The elastic band holds well for months of everyday use. Well made quality product!

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Tropical Whisper, Artisan Crafted Cotton Head Band in Green and Pink

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Susan

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08/26/2021

"Smallish but lovely."

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The design and color are great here. Can t wait to use it this fall.

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Lindsay

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08/26/2021

"Great size"

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Perfect size for a cross body in my opinion. Holds all the essentials but isnt bulky. The details on it are stunning. Very happy with this purchase

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Susan

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08/24/2021

"Love the non-matchy matchy pattern and the little tassel"

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This is very well made; it seems like it will hold up to wear. The plastic lining inside is very sturdy. The surprise is that it has 2 zippers and compartments, the main one on the top and one on the side with its own little compartment. So handy!

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Empowering Women

Empowering Women

Mirian embodies our Women’s Empowerment badge for the strength she has shown in the face of atrocity. "I suffered a terrible incident of sexual abuse, but I survived and have moved past it," she confides. Mirian continues to inspire us with her resilience. "When I was still a young girl, I learned the art of hand-weaving from my mother. I'm proud of preserving this ancient tradition and I'm passing it on to my children."

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

"I love this art because it represents my past and my present. Through our weavings, we communicate our cultural values. Preserving this beautiful artistic tradition has become a challenge since young women don't seem to be interested in weaving, so we need to promote it or else it will die out." Mirian first learned how to weave from her mother, and wishes to inspire others and pass this tradition down to new generations."

Confronting Adversity

Confronting Adversity

Mirian is a strong and amazing women who has managed to overcome a horrible incident of sexual abuse. Her hard work and determination have made her the inspirational woman she is today.

Moving On Up

Moving On Up

Mirian has worked hard to create new designs which has led to the increase in her sales. Her perseverance and passion have helped her continuously expand and grow her weaving workshop.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Mirian Otzin has received 2 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $200 and the most recent for $200.

Enabling Education

Enabling Education

Both of her children are still in school and Mirian plans to continue to financially support their education.

Elder Master

Elder Master

This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.

Caring for Children

Caring for Children

Mirian has two children that she supports, Julio and Ferando.

Job Creator

Job Creator

Mirian gives work to both women and men in her workshop.

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