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Jes O Notions Pouch

$ 44.00

Availability: In stock

Brand: Haus of Yarn

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Made with heritage handwoven cotton and soft natural suede leather; finished with a soft cotton lining.

  • Material: Cotton Jacquard / Leather
  • Leather Wristlet Strap
  • Zip Closure
  • Dimensions: 6.5 in. wide
TECHNIQUE: NAGA BACK-STRAP LOOM

The fabric used in these bags was handwoven by hundreds of tribal women from the state of Nagaland, in the northeastern tip of India. The "back-strap" looms they use are tied around their waist and the outstretched legs create the tension needed to weave the yarn. It is a colorful tradition that has been perfected over centuries. Brightly colored geometric shapes have been historically used in Naga sarongs to publicly display one's tribal allegiances. These looms produce a rugged texture that we love. We figured why mess with perfection - and decided to use these authentic traditional tribal motifs as-is in our Naga bag collection!