Wristlet Travel Purse - Fauna de la Costa Print Turquoise
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The wristlet travel purse is the ideal size for your passport, boarding pass, and cell phone. It has two interior pockets for your credit cards and cash. Slip the detachable onto your wrist to keep your hands free while traveling, or stash the purse in a larger bag so your passport and travel documents stay organized and easy to find. The travel purse also makes a great pencil case. The wristlet strap may be detached and used as an attractive keychain.
This wristlet features durable Peruvian cotton in red and burgundy, with sturdy interfacing to hold its shape. Gold-plated metal hardware.
Print The original Silvania print, "Fauna de la Costa" means "fauna of the coast". Silvia, Silvania's founder, was inspired by ancient Peruvian depictions of shore birds, fish, and frogs when she created this print.
Details Made by Georgia in her Portland, Oregon studio.
Dimensions: 4" tall x 8 ¾" wide 1 ½" deep. Opening is 7 ¼".
Exterior fabric and purse pocket content: 100% Peruvian cotton.
Lining fabric content: 100% organic cotton twill.
Interfacing fabric content: 100% polyester.
Care Instructions Spot clean or hand wash with cold water. Lay flat to dry. Iron as needed.
Fabric:I found this lovely fabric in great condition in the old Silvania printing factory, leftover from the days when my grandmother had several shops in Lima. Woven at a well known mill in Lima, La Union, this fabric waited in storage for close to 20 years. I showed it to a few textile experts to make sure it did not show any signs of wear. Thanks to Chaclacayo's sunny, dry conditions, it held up really well.
Printing: I met Modesto and Jorge years ago, before they set up their own printing factory in an industrial neighborhood of Lima, Peru. Modesto, Jorge, and their employees use eco-friendly water-based inks to print on their industrial screenprinting machine.
Sewing: Made by Georgia in her Portland, Oregon studio.