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Cotton shoulder bag, 'Cotzal Forest' (Guatemala)

Incorporating motifs from their Ixil roots, the Guatemalan weavers of the Cotzal Artisan Cooperative hand-weave a striking shoulder bag of cotton on the traditional backstrap loom. Against a body of forest green, diamond patterns in red, yellow, and purple decorate the front of the shoulder bag. Forest green and peridot stripes decorate the rest of the bag, which drapes over the shoulder on an adjustable strap. On the back, this bag features a small pocket with a flwhich drapes over the shoulder on an adjustable strap. On the back, this bag features a small pocket with a flap. The bag's main interior opens with a magnetic snap, revealing a blue cotton lining with a small pocket on one side. read more