Mayan women use a weft brocade technique on a backstrap loom for the adornment on this passport bag with 3 zippered compartments and pockets for a passport, 4 credit cards, and a pen. Folded, the bag is 5.75 by 7.5-inches with a 45-inch strap.
Meet the Artisans
Maya Traditions works with more than 100 Maya women in five established groups in rural Guatemala. Predominantly working with women who do backstrap weaving, an ancient traditional art in Guatemala which women can do at home while caring for their families. In addition, they work with a group of women crochet artisans, footloom weavers, and small family businesses to establish a Guatemala wholesale market for artisans.