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Equal Hands Aipa’a Wayuu mochila bag

$268.00

1 in stock

STYLE NOTES

There is a saying amongst the Wayuu tribes of Columbia, “To be a woman is to know how to weave.” The skill of weaving is highly respected within their matriarchal culture and is a symbol of creativity, wisdom and status. Behold the mochila bag - delicately and painstakingly hand woven by the women of the Wayuu. These artful accessories tell stitched stories of each maker. Based on traditional weaving techniques passed down for generations, each maker literally weaves her own experiences, thoughts, stories and dreams into the bag as iconic design elements. No two bags are alike and no bag is ever truly recreated – each one an artisanal one-of-a-kind piece. Depending on the crochet design, a single mochila takes up to a month of handwork to make.

Fun Fact : Aipa’a in Wayuunaiki means goodnight.

Product Details-
  • Product Care: Spot Clean with Damp Cloth
Equal Hands Aipa’a Wayuu mochila bag
$268.00