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Cotton shoulder bag, 'Birds of Toliman' - Women's Animal Themed Cotton Tote Bag Curate

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Birds of Toliman Women's Animal Themed Cotton Tote Bag

By Mirian Otzin, this colorful shoulder bag is generous enough to take shopping.... more

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By Mirian Otzin, this colorful shoulder bag is generous enough to take shopping. She weaves the fabric on a traditional backstrap loom before embroidering colorful birds in flight. Inspired by the traditional huipil blouses worn in San Lucas Toliman, the tote features an inner pocket that zips closed.

  • 0.23 kgs
  • 0.5 lbs
  • Bag: 40.64 cm H x 34.29 cm W x 10.16 cm D
  • Bag: 16" H x 13.5" W x 4" D
  • Straps: 66.04 cm L x 3.18 cm W
  • Straps: 26" L x 1.3" W
  • Strap drop length: 27.94 cm from strap to bag
  • Strap drop length: 11" from strap to bag

  • 100% cotton, rayon trim. Cotton lining
  • Features a magnetic snap closure
  • Dry on low heat cycle
  • Machine wash in cold water on delicate cycle
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Made in Guatemala.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in Central America
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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

"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.

Miriam 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.

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.

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

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

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

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

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Mirian Otzin

Meet the Artist
Mirian Otzin

Hand-woven wall hangings

Central America
1 artist review

1 Testimonial for Mirian Otzin


Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

I received your woven wall hanging ""Dancing Doves"" today. It is lovely. Thank you so very much for sharing your talents! It is a wonderful addition to our home! Thank you. Sincerely, Mr. Lawrie Kowalski , Edmonton, Canada