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Zapotec wool tote bag, 'Sun of Hope' - Handcrafted Wool Leather Accent Tote from Mexico

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Handcrafted Wool Leather Accent Tote from Mexico, "Sun of Hope"

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Inspired by the rich textile legacy of his homeland, Mario Chávez designs a... more

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Inspired by the rich textile legacy of his homeland, Mario Chávez designs a versatile tote for today's fashions. He weaves it with wool previously dyed with natural pigments, replicating traditional Zapotec patterns on the hand loom. The bag's lined interior features a pocket. The bag travels on sleek leather handles.

The use of natural dyes may cause slight variations in hue. This hand crafted item may vary slightly in size.

  • 0.38 kgs
  • 0.8 lbs
  • Bag: 30 cm L x 40 cm W
  • Bag: 11.75" L x 15.75" W
  • Handle(s): 59 cm L x 1.5 cm W
  • Handle(s): 23" L x 0.6" W

  • 100% wool, natural dyes and leather handles. Polyester lining
  • Features a zipper closure
  • Size may vary slightly
  • Color(s) may vary slightly
  • Made in Mexico.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Mexicoicon info
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31

Edward

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01/11/2022

"Nearly exact same size as top of nightstand"

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Beautiful nightstand topper. Protective glass nightstand topper will make it last even longer.

Best Uses

  • nightstand

Purchased Item:

Golden Eye, Hand Loomed Zapotec Style Wool Table Mat

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Edward

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12/23/2021

"Perfect size for nightstand"

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Perfect size for nightstand.

Purchased Item:

Teotitlan Pride, All Wool Hand Loomed Table Mat from Oaxaca

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Barbara

From Southwest United States

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12/22/2021

"Perfect pillows for our home in the Southwest!"

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Love the color, design and weaving of these pillows. Holding up beautifully!

Purchased Item:

Starlight, Zapotec wool cushion covers (Pair)

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Joanne

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10/15/2021

"Absolutely beautiful!"

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The pattern is exquisite and the colors so deep and true. I feel as though we have museum-quality artwork in our home and I thank Sr. Chavez for sharing his talents.

Best Uses

  • They are beautiful accents with darker leather furniture

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Rachel

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08/18/2021

"Colourful Cushion Cover"

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Great size, colour and easy care. Our cat enjoys it too!

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David

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08/15/2021

"High Quality"

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I purchased another Zapotec rug in the same pattern many years in Taos. I laid this new rug next to the older rug and the quality of the new rug is the same high quality as the older one. Thank you.

Purchased Item:

Red Star Path, Loom Woven Red and Black Zapotec Wool Rug (2 x 7 Feet)

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Profound Impact

Profound Impact

Every purchase from this artist has a profound impact on their livelihood and income.

Microcredit Financing

Microcredit Financing

Mario Chavez has received 5 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $2000 and the most recent for $1900. Proceeds were used to increase the physical space of his workshop and hire additional weavers from his community, and also to purchase new looms and raw materials.

Preserving Traditions

Preserving Traditions

This artist uses traditional techniques handed down through the generations and/or creates culturally significant items, helping keep these traditions alive.

Covering Basic Needs

Covering Basic Needs

This artist striving to supporting their own or their family's basic needs and improve their livelihood.

 
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