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Zapotec wool tote bag, 'Sun of Life' - Zapotec wool tote bag

Product ID: 169204

Zapotec wool tote bag, "Sun of Life"

byMario Chavez: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (24)
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
Gift Info
  • Free Gift Wrap? Yes
  • Premium Gift Wrap? Yes

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24

Steven

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07/10/2021

"Very happy!"

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Thanks for the beautiful craftsmanship!

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Steven

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07/10/2021

"Beautiful workmanship!"

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Incredible natural colors! Thanks!

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Debbie

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03/17/2021

"Stunning"

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I?m so pleased with this purchase! The quality workmanship and talent shines through. I am very proud and happy to have this beautiful rug in my home. Even more stunning than a photo can convey.

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Katie

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06/01/2020

"Brings the sunshine into my home"

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How beautiful these pillow covers are! They are so well-made, and they are much thicker than I thought they would be. Such brilliant colors and design. Muchas gracias, Mr. Chavez, for bringing a little piece of sunshine into my home.

Purchased Item:

Morning Star, Unique Mexican Geometric Wool Cushion Covers (Pair)

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Allene

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05/14/2020

"Bedroom in Blues"

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I love the artistic beauty of this rug. The pattern with the colors chosen of deep blue stars in the midnight skies take you away to a different world. The rug is skillfully made with a perfect weave tight and precise. I love it.

Purchased Item:

Midnight Blue, Blue Geometric Zapotec Wool Area Rug (2.5x5)

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Myself
  • Occasion: Mother's Day

Craig

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01/20/2020

"Excellent"

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This was a gift. It was well received

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

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

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.

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

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

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