Patchwork Backpack - Mermaid
Our Patchwork Backpack features gorgeous woven embroidery from various Maya villages in 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 while multiple zipper compartments help you stay organized. Features adjustable straps for a comfortable wear.
Every Hiptipico backpack is handmade by Maya artisans which produces one-of-a-kind variations. This makes them uniquely charming and distinct from factory-made accessories.
Give Back: Your purchase provides a dignified job opportunity to indigenous artisans in rural Guatemala, aiding in their quest to escape poverty.
H 15", W 12", D 5"
Origin: Panajachel, Sololá
Ethnicity: Maya Kaqchiquel
Ofelia and her family have a quaint home workshop and local storefront in Panajachel. Over the years, she and her husband have acquired an impeccably-curated collection of Mayan textiles that they use to elaborate unique designs with unbeatable craftsmanship. Ofelia is passionate about incorporating traditional Mayan tipico textiles into her designs and passing the artisan culture down to their four children. Ofelia makes a vital contribution to the family business through sourcing textiles, weaving new embroideries and designing unique bags.