Kalamkari Patchwork Bag


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Bright, cheerful and just the bag you’ll reach for a weekend stroll or vacation day trip. The adjustable strap swings easily over the body for extra security. Each patch is hand-painted using a traditional kalamkari technique. It derives its name from kalam and kari, literally meaning “pen-work.” Artisans from Asha Handicrafts Association sketch and paint with vegetable dyes using burnt tamarind twig, mango twig or bamboo to which thread is tied. Snaps closed. Extra inside pocket.

Material: cotton

Dimensions: 25.5 cm

Colour(s): multi-coloured

SKU: 6803287

Asha, which means “hope” in Sanskrit, was started by professionals responding to the abject poverty of artisans, the problem of exploitative middlemen, and the disappearance of many traditional crafts....

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