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Crocheted Bags


In Mexico and Guatemala the indigenous men carry handbags called "morrales". In Guatemala the Mayan morrales are made by tapestry crochet, a craft traditionally done by men. Since the 1970's they have also produced commercial bags for sale to the foreign market.


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Aguacatan crochet bag, round, medium

Aguacatan crochet bag, round, medium

Tapestry crocheted by the Awateko Maya of Aguacatan, these are used to hold grain when sewing corn. A man in his field with a bag uses a...
$40.00

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Aguacatan crochet bag, round

Aguacatan crochet bag, round

These bags are a single unlined compartment 16" tall x 13" wide and open at the top with no zipper. They have the typical Mayan adjustable strap...
$44.00

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Aguacatan crochet bag, round with strap woven in

Aguacatan crochet bag, round with strap woven in

$44.00

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Todos Santos crochet bag

Todos Santos crochet bag

Todos Santos tapestry crochet bag
$44.00

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Todos Santos crochet bag, round

Todos Santos crochet bag, round

$44.00

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