This soft leather tote is decorated with swirls and butterflies, as well as bright peacock feathers. Called mayura in Sanskrit, the peacock is found throughout Indian poetry and mythology. The Hindu god Krishna wears a peacock feather, and the god of war Murugan rides a peacock in battle. In the 1960s the peacock was officially designated as the national bird of India.
For more than two decades, the Basu family of Kolkata has been creating collectible, hand-painted leather bags. Part of the Anna by Anuschka collection, each is signed on the back. Features a zip closure, inside zip pocket, outside zip pocket, and cell phone pocket.
Hand-painted in India. 16"W x 9"H x 3"D. 8" straps.