Our Utz Backpack features cool stripey woven fabric from the Maya village of Santa Catarina Palopó, Guatemala. The material showcases the artisanal pedal-loom method using the artisans’ feet to alternately lift and lower the thread. Woven in a small home workshop supplying fair wages to indigenous cooperatives.
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 16 1/2", W 12", D 5 1/4
This item is in stock in our US-based warehouse and delivery is approximately 7 - 10 days. Please allow extra transit time for international destinations.
≫ ≫ Due to the handmade nature of this product, color and patterning will vary slightly from image. This is part of Hiptipico's unique charm, no two items are the same.
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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.Shop Ofelia's collection!