ZINT PURE LEATHER FLORAL MULTI COLOR HANDBAG BOHO INDIAN SHANTINIKETAN TOOLED PAINTED ETHNIC PURSE

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This is a unique handcrafted, hand tooled, painted Girls Tote Bag / Shopper / Purse made from 100% genuine leather. It has a beautiful multi-color floral pattern on both sides.

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This is a unique handcrafted, hand tooled, painted Girls Tote Bag / Shopper / Purse made from 100% genuine leather. It has a beautiful multi-color floral pattern on both sides.

FEATURES OF BAG:
The bag closes fully with a zipper on top.
It has a zipper compartment on the back.
Inside the bag there is a small zippered compartment for coins and small items.

DIMENSIONS OF BAG:
Length: 10.5 inches
Height: 10 inches
Depth / Width (at base): 5 inches
Shoulder Strap Drop: 5.5 inches

MATERIALS USED:
100% Genuine leather (vegetable tanned)
PCP free chemicals
Vegetable-based pigment colors
Hammer
Brush
Wooden Blocks

ORIGIN AND MAKING:
This purse is a classic example of age old Shantiniketan craft which was introduced in West Bengal, India during the 1940s. It derives its name from the place where it was first introduced – Shantiniketan and was patronized by Nobel Laureate Rabindra Nath Tagore who revived a number of crafts that were nearing redundancy in Shantiniketan.

The Shantiniketan style evolved as a result of the Art Movement and these products have now become world famous for their appliqué, batik and embossed craft work.

The process of burnishing the leather gives it an elegant sheen and brings out the colors. The major embossing craft is done by hand and is an intricate process. After the final leather piece is made, it is then stitched into the desired product coated with a lacquer finish for making the product shiny and long lasting.

The traditional motifs used for these Shantiniketan bags depict the rich cultural heritage of India.

Additional information

Dimensions 11 × 6 × 11 in

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