Impact Bag shopping bag Cholbil (Mexico)


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NIRMI shopping bag with impact. With sewn-in inner pocket with space for mobile phone and wallet. The impact patch creates an additional practical outer compartment.

  • upcycled from prototypes of the NIRMI baby carrier
  • with handwoven impact patch "Cholbil", made by traditional women weavers from the group "Luchetik" from Aldama, Mexico on the traditional backstrap loom.
  • With the purchase of this impact bag you support the craftswomen who receive a fair and regular income from us.
  • Each patch is a handmade unique piece. The pattern may therefore differ slightly from the one shown here.
  • single action. Patches are no longer reproduced and cannot be combined with other NIRMI products with metal snap fasteners.

    Dimensions: approx. 40 cm x 40 cm. Handle length: 35 cm

    Bag: 100% cotton from Greece Patch: outer fabric 100% cotton, inner fabric: 100% linen

    The women weavers use their backstrap loom to weave colorful cotton threads, shot by shot, into an artistic motif in a time-consuming manual process. "Cholbil" means "rhombus" in Tsotsil, the language of the weavers.

    For a patch, the traditional women weavers need around 15 hours spread over several weeks.

    Can be washed at 30 degrees. Not drying. Iron hot. Remove patch before washing and handwash separately