Vintage Tote Bag

You’ll love it because: Upcycled vintage Hmong textiles plus organic hemp team up to make a new tote that’s strong enough to hold your books and laptop.

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$52.00

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Description

The embroidered section of the tote bag was originally part of a textile used by Hmong women to carry their babies, strapped to their chest or back. With use, the textiles get worn down, so we collaborate with the Hmong women to upcycle their old textiles into new functional totes for you.

The vintage panel features the classic Hmong colors and techniques, including indigo wax dye and appliqué stitching. Find out more about out Hmong batik here.

  • Material: 100% Hemp
  • Care Instructions: Hand wash in cool water, use mild soap
  • Dimensions: 37 cm x 42 cm (14.6 in x 16.5 in)

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Color

Purple, Red

Made by:

Made by Hmong
Hmong

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