The Maria tote bag is traditionally called Mochila by the Wayúu, the Colombian indigenous group on the Caribbean Coast, that hand-wove them.
This detailed colorful bag can take up to 3 weeks to be made by crochet with a single cotton thread, by Wayuu women in La Guajira.
The oversized bucket-shaped body of the bag feature woven traditional patterns which tell stories of the tribe's daily life. The short braided handles are finished with extra long tassels and are perfect to carry under the arm or hand.
HANDMADE IN LA GUAJIRA, COLOMBIA
Size: 16 x 19 x 11 1/2 inches / 40,6 x 48 x 30 cms
The Maria bag comes in a Cuckoo B cotton dust bag.
Cuckoo B believes in self-expression respecting design, heritage, and culture.
Due to their handmade craftsmanship, bags can vary slightly in size and color, and have some imperfections, which is part of their uniqueness.