Cotton Travel Bag with Printed Floral Motifs from India, "Floral Slumber"
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Working with village women of Tamil Nadu, Indian artisan Chinni Swamy proudly presents a marvelous travel bag. Handcrafted of cotton, the bag features a two-tone color scheme in midnight and wheat, printed with floral motifs for a dreamy aesthetic. A single pocket on the side can be used to store small items. The bag drapes over the arm on two straps, and it opens with a zipper to a cotton-lined interior with a soft polyester filling. It is completed with a single inner zipper pocket.
- 0.42 kgs
- 0.9 lbs
- Bag: 20 cm H x 63 cm W x 20.5 cm D
- Bag: 7.75" H x 25" W x 8" D
- Straps: 70.5 cm L x 3.3 cm W
- Straps: 28" L x 1.3" W
- Drop length: 35 cm from strap to bag
- Drop length: 13.75" from strap to bag
Chinni runs a local school, the Purkal Youth Development Society, that provides free education, books, uniforms and daily meals for 500 students. Many of these children have been able to pursue higher education and find good jobs as a result of this early childhood education program.
A true advocate for human rights and gender equality, Chinni has transformed thousands of lives and uplifted her community. With her fair trade workshop, which she began "with the sole aim of empowering women in the area," Chinni has helped more than 50 women develop the skills they need to earn a sustainable income. Always ambitious to do more, Chinni also runs a local school that provides free education, books, uniforms and daily meals to over 500 students in India.
This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.
This artist positively impacts their community through job creation and provides jobs for 2 or more people.
This artist is an elder master and continues to actively practice their craft.