Butterfly Vintage Huipil Bag with Xela Leather
To the Maya, butterflies symbolize the spirits of their ancestors coming to visit them to assure them that all is well. No wonder everyone loves butterflies!
The colors and intricate design in this huipil make it very unique!
Mesures: 13” H x 16” L x 5” D
The leather from Xela is considered some of the best in all of Guatemala.
The interior is beautiful woven Corte (Traditional skirt worn by Mayan women.) with leather trimmed pockets and a zipper pocket.
The side pockets are made of the same huipil, making zero waste!
Removable shoulder strap and backpack straps are included to make the bag convertible three ways!
A huipil is woven on a backstrap loom, which consists of 5-6 pieces of wood and a strap that goes around the weaver's waist, making her part of the loom.
Fully handmade by an artisan family in a small workshop in Antigua, Guatemala which ensures good working conditions and a sustainable income.