Txumil [choo-meal] means "star" in Maya Ixil and refers to the striking rhombus design featured on this bag. The design is inspired by the typical woven headdress and huipils (traditional woven blouse) of Nebaj.
This bag is the perfect size to fit all of your essentials and can be worn as a shoulder bag, crossbody or as a clutch. Plus, it has an extra inner-zippered pocket for added security.
Technique: Backstrap loom with brocade design; Handcrafted leather
Time to make: 7 days
Origin: Nebaj, El Quiché (Weaving); San Pedro La Laguna, Sololá (Leather)
Size: 9.5 by 6 inches
Shoulder strap drop: Max 26in., Min 23in.
Closure: Metal YKK zipper
Inside pockets: One; YKK zip closure; 6 in. wide, 4.5 in. deep.
Materials: 100% Cotton (weaving); 100% fine grain leather (sides, all straps); 100% upcycled cotton from The New Denim Project (lining), a Guatemalan denim upcycling initiative.