Artisanal Mini Convertible Bag - Hygieia
Actual Bag Pictured Crafted with Full-Grain Leather
New MINI Size
This Artisanal Convertible Bag begs to tag along with you each day! The eye-catching colors and intricate pattern of the woven body come from an authentic Maya huipil from Chichicastenango. This textile was sustainably sourced from our long-standing artisan partners at the textile market in Panajachel.
*Note: striped pattern may vary slightly from photo.
Includes Pom. Dust bag. Artisan card. Friendship bracelet.
Mini Convertible Day Bag | Full-Grain Leather | Metal Hardware | Gold Zipper | Removable Backpack and Shoulder Straps | Outer Pocket | Multiple Inside Pockets | Additional Inside Storage
Removable straps for a comfortable wear 3 different ways! Our convertible bags are the perfect size for daily use. Convenient front zipper pocket keeps phone or passport accessible with two additional interior pockets. Embroidered straps sold separately.
No two bags are the same! Hiptipico prides itself on uniqueness and authenticity. Every Hiptipico product is 100% handmade and has the human touch of the weaver and maker in each stitch. This makes our products uniquely charming and distinct from factory-made accessories. No two are exactly same and imperfections are to be expected and appreciated.
This bag is part of our Market Collection, which features textile treasures from Maya villages all around Guatemala, a country world famous for its intricate textiles and hand-embroidery. This collection is all about art appreciation and revival! When purchasing huipiles for crafting our artisanal bags, we make it our priority to select only textiles that could no longer be worn to truly give them a second life.
Dimensions: H 10", W 11", D 5"
Origin: Chichicastenango, Quiché
Ethnicity: Maya K'iche'
Originally from the culturally rich village of Chichicastenango, Lydia grew up surrounded by textiles and embroideries. As a young girl she frollicked amongst patterns and colors as her mother sold used traditional clothing at the local market. Her family has sourced traditional Mayan textiles for years and Lydia proudly maintains her culture by continuing in the family business. She graciously wears her native garb, speaks the indigenous language K'iche' and is passing all her cultural knowledge down to her children.