Cotton Backpack with Midnight Geometric Patterns from Mexico, "Ancient Sky"
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Working on the traditional telar de cintura, or backstrap loom, Mexican artisan Balbina Mendoza hand-weaves this cotton backpack in the style of Oaxacan handicrafts. Stripes of eggshell and burnt orange run down the bag, decorated with geometric diamond patterns in midnight. A zipper pocket on the back provides space for storing small odds and ends. Draped over the shoulders on two adjustable straps, this backpack opens with a drawstring closure beneath the top flap to a lined interior with a zipper pocket on one side.
- 0.54 kgs
- 1.2 lbs
- Bag: 46.7 cm H x 34.2 cm W x 6 cm D
- Bag: 18.5" H x 13.5" W x 2.4" D
- Strap(s): 40.6 cm min L - x 69 cm max L x 4 cm W
- Strap(s): 16" min L - x 27" max L x 1.6" W
- Drop length: 23 cm min L - x 49 cm max L
- Drop length: 9" min L - x 19.25" max L
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