Fique is a natural fiber that cultivates in the leaves of the fique plant. It is native to Andean regions of Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.
Pre-Colombian populations extracted and implemented the fique fibers for some centuries before the arrival of Spanish conquerors to make garments, ropes, hammocks, and many other tools. Fique is well-known for its strength and durability. Fique garments tend to last decades when proper care is given.
These artisanal bags are worn by both men and women and are very resistant to all types of weather.
Wear it across your body or on one shoulder.
Weaver: Teresa, from the Kankuamo indigenous reserve in Cesar, Colombia. Learn more about the community in our blog.
Pattern name: "Rayos Del Sol" or "Sun Rays".
Pattern colors: Yellow, gray.
31 Height / 29 Width / 20 Diameter / strap drop length 52 / strap width 8 (centimeters)
12 H / 11 W / 8 D / strap drop length 20 / strap width 3 (inches)
Note: Please keep in mind these are handcrafted, artisanal items, and dimensions and tones could vary slightly. Thank you.
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