Embroidered Maya Backpack


Our Embroidered Maya Backpack features beautiful floral and geometric patterns of traditional embroidery from the Mayan village of San Juan Comalapa, Guatemala. Repurposing discarded fabric from female weavers in Guatemala, your purchase supports our sustainable project to utilize recycled materials. Minimize your fashion footprint!

Drawstring and buckle closure keeps all your goodies inside. Multiple zipper compartments help you stay organized. Features adjustable straps for a comfortable wear. 

Every Hiptipico backpack is handmade by Mayan artisans which produces one-of-a-kind variations. This makes them uniquely charming and distinct from factory-made accessories.

Give Back: 10% from every backpack purchase is donated to provide high-quality education to indigenous children in Guatemala.


H 15 1/2", W 12", D 5 1/4"  

This item is made-to-order in Guatemala and delivery is approximately 6 weeks. Please allow extra transit time for international destinations.

≫ ≫ Every product is handmade and is therefore subject to variation. If you would like to specify coloring or pattern please leave a note at checkout and we will do our best to accommodate your request with our artisans on the ground.

Flat Shipping Rates

USA: $9.95
Americas: $12.95
Europe: $24.95
Rest of World: $34.95

We Offer Free Shipping!

Free Shipping to the USA over $100
Free Shipping to the rest of the world over $200

International customers are responsible for all custom/duty fees within their own countries.

Return Policy

All products sold are non-refundable.

If you are unsatisfied with the variation of the item you receive, we are happy to work with you to exchange for a similar item we have in stock. Please note that the exact item you ordered may no longer be available.

≫ ≫ Due to the amount of love, care and time put into making each of our products, we cannot exchange or return if you have simply changed your mind, so please choose your purchase carefully.


About the Artisan

Don Vicente and his family have a quaint home workshop and local storefront in Panajachel. Vicente and his wife have unique designs that they elaborate together. Using all traditional techniques, Don Vicente and his family create backpacks, weekenders, tote bags and bucket purses with Mayan textiles and are passing this artisan culture down to their children.


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