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Appliqu mini shoulder bag, 'Macaws in the Jungle' (Peru)

Peruvian artisan Maria Ramos Sanchez handcrafts this mini shoulder bag with an arpillera style front, in which cotton blend felt is appliqu d and embroidered to create an elaborate scene. The artisan was inspired by the beautiful Tambopata National Reserve of Peru, and fills this jungle scene with scarlet macaws perched in flowering trees, a tiger stalking through the foliage on the jungle floor, and a sloth peeking out from amongst the branches. This lovely, brighthrough the foliage on the jungle floor, and a sloth peeking out from amongst the branches. This lovely, brightly colored scene is on a yellow background, and the back and lining of the bag are black. The single compartment is secured with a zipper and a long, colorful strap makes it easy to carry the bag over the shoulder or across the body. read more