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Batik and Sashiko Bag

    • Batik and Sashiko Bag that can be worn as a crossbody fold-over bag.
    • Indigo hemp fabric with a hand-drawn batik by Black Hmong women.
    • The back has natural hemp fabric with decorative sashiko stitching.
    • Fully lined with a pocket inside.
    • Zip closure with a natural hemp tassel.
    • Handmade by women in Laos using fair trade practices.
    • 9.5” x 10” inches (24.13 x 25.4 cm)
    • Removable strap is 23.5” inches from base to shoulder (59.69 cm)/li>
    • Each piece is unique. Your bag will be similar to this photo, but not exactly the same.
    • Gentle machine or hand wash with soft soap.
    • Line dry.
    • Warm iron.

About the Black HMONG

Women from the Black Hmong ethnic minority group in northern Vietnam are expert hemp weavers, batik artists, natural indigo dyers and embroiderers.  They employ all of these techniques in the making of their traditional clothing. In the Hmong tradition, they must have new clothes for the New Year.  We purchase traditional clothing directly from Black Hmong women in rural northern Vietnam, providing income for something they no longer use. We repurpose their beautiful handiwork into one-of-a-kind bags, small accessories, pillows and table runners.