Vintage Deer Huipil Bag with Xela Leather
The rare deer huipiles are so rich in history and hard to find. To the Maya, the deer symbolizes the relationship between humans and nature.
Mesures: 13” H x 16” L x 5.5” 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 beautiful Xela leather.
Removable shoulder strap and backpack straps are included to make the bag convertible three ways.
Hidden zipper pockets and the wider opening, makes this bag so versatile!
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.