Mochila Yuu / Leather And Handpainted Crossbody Handbag In A Traditional Colombian Style

la MOCHILA (mo-chee-la): a crossbody bag woven by tribal women in the colombian mountains.

this bag draws its inspiration from the traditional mochila typical to the WAYUU tribe.

/ constructed in leather and rawhide and hand-painted with natural vegetable dyes
/ cross-body style
/ adjustable shoulder strap
/ drawstring closure
/ solid brass hardware
/ inside pocket
/ cotton linen lining

14in / 12in / 5.5in

the artist is a self-taught leather crafter from a small town in the valle de cauca, colombia who continues to be inspired by the styles native to her country while adding a modern aesthetic...

custom crafted and meticulously cut, dyed, punched, woven and sewn by hand in the artist's home studio using the finest leathers for a piece that will last a lifetime. each bag is a work of art and is made to order with unique details to create a one of a kind piece. your bag will be custom made for YOU and you can be sure it is the only one like it in the world!

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