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Cotton messenger bag, 'Venture and Prosper' (Guatemala)

According to ancient Maya beliefs, the bird with open wings standing next to milpa (corn stalks) on this messenger bag symbolizes prosperity. Women from Guatemala's Cotzal Artisan Cooperative work at home on their back strap looms to weave the cotton bag featuring a flap with a nickle plated brass buckle. There are two open-top pockets underneath. In shades of blue, green, beige, fuchsia, yellow, white and aqua, the bag's brown interior has a zipper pocket and the sof blue, green, beige, fuchsia, yellow, white and aqua, the bag's brown interior has a zipper pocket and the strap is adjustable. read more