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Ankara Sunrise Handbag

$85.00 Sale Price:   $34.99

Price: $85.00 Sale Price:   $34.99

Item#:2001772

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The colorful printed cotton we associate with traditional West African dress goes by several names, which hints at its complexity: Ankara, Dutch wax print, and Java print. Originally produced in Holland for sale in Indonesian colonies, the fabric found a bigger audience in West Africa, where many now consider it a symbol of cultural pride. The name Ankara orginated when the Turks began producing their own version in imitation of the Dutch—Ankara (formerly known as Angora) is the Turkish capital. A patchwork of sky blue and vibrant orange decorates one side of this bag, crafted in a small studio in Nigeria. Stiffened cotton with bamboo accents and magnetic closure.


Made in Nigeria. 17"W x 11"H x 4"D.


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Beautiful bag, but unfortunately smelled

By Sandy from NY

from Long Island NY

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        Comments about Ankara Sunrise Handbag:

        Lovely handbag to carry around, but I couldn't get the oil smell out from the inside of the bag. Unfortunately had to send the bag back

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