India is home to more than 1,300 species of birds, from colorful kingfishers to graceful shore birds to the stately peacock. The fanciful bird on this supple leather handbag is inspired by the Common Kingfisher and the migrating birds that visit the Gudavi Bird Sanctuary in the southwestern state of Karnataka.
Members of the Basu family have been producing vibrant, hand-painted, collectible leather bags in their Kolkata studio for more than 20 years. 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. 10"W x 13"H x 4"D. Straps adjust from 22 to 25".
The Maya women of Zinacantán, in southern Mexico’s
highlands, are known for the huge embroidered flowers that dominate their traditional dress. Here, floral fabric originally used in Zinacantán shawls is paired with Guatemalan leatherwork in a sturdy bag. Reverses to ...
Cattle ranching and leather-making have been important parts
of the Bolivian economy since Jesuits introduced it during the Spanish Conquest. Each piece of this soft leather bag is hand-cut and assembled by skilled artisans in Cochabamba in central Bolivia, known ...