ZINT PURE LEATHER SHANTINIKETAN HANDBAG

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This elegant handmade Women’s Tote Bag / Purse is made from 100% genuine full grain goat leather.

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Description

“This is a unique handcrafted, hand tooled, painted women’s handbag / purse made from 100% genuine leather.

The bag has a print of human figures in traditional Indian outfit.
The bag closes fully with a zipper on top. Inside the bag there is one large zipper compartment dividing the main compartment into two, one small zipper compartment & a cellphone pouch. There is a zippered compartment at the back too.

DIMENSIONS:

Length: 13 inches
Height: 11 inches
Width (at base): 4 inches

Strap Drop: 14 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.

Additional information

Dimensions 13 × 4 × 11 in

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