• Image of Mas Fina Handwoven Maguey Mesh Bag
  • Image of Mas Fina Handwoven Maguey Mesh Bag
  • Image of Mas Fina Handwoven Maguey Mesh Bag
  • Image of Mas Fina Handwoven Maguey Mesh Bag

A veritable museum-quality masterpiece, this eco-friendly, lightweight tote is both durable and timeless. Maguey plant fiber is stripped from the agave leaf, spun into cord on the thigh of our 92-year old artisan partner, and expertly woven by hand using traditional processes. A single bag takes our partner over a month to make. This expandable extra fine weave stunner is finished with an adjustable strap of hand-cut leather, and can be used as a functional accessory, or as an elegant piece of wall décor.

This supremely talented artisan has been producing these ixtle bags for 82 years. She works on them six days a week, and noted that this art practice helps to contribute to her household, and to provide a sense of purpose, as she is no longer able to work in the fields or her backstrap loom.

Approximately 40cm long x 45cm wide unstretched

This natural piece is incredibly durable, however leather conditioner should be applied to the strap in order to avoid drying and cracking. A weather protective spray should also be applied to the strap to keep stains from happening. The bag can be cleaned with a damp cloth and cold water, when required.

Given the nature of handmade, sizes, designs and colours may vary slightly from the featured product image. The rustic leather straps are hand-tooled, and with this, there will be nicks, scratches and colour variances in the leather – this is normal and due to the handmade process.

All listed prices are in USD and do not include shipping. Our website is not currently set up for e-commerce – please contact us directly to purchase: hello@hecho-shop.com

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