Jute Kit Bag (Pouch)
Handwoven craft, Karnataka

Rs. 410.00

Apart from using it as a cash bag you can segregate your cosmetics, toiletries and medicines in the most convenient way with this pouch. Make the best use of it while traveling, going to work or the gym, to carry your daily essentials. The slim design of this pouche allows you to pack them in backpacks, gym bags and hand bags.

The bag is made with jute threads in natural color form and cotton yarn dyed with green, blue, red, black along with many other colors as per requirement. To make these bags a hand peddled wheel mechanism (Charkha Wheel), used in unwinding the yarn from a larger lot to transfer to bobbins. A Handloom Machine- Hand and foot operated workbench which is used in weaving of fabric.

The craftswomen of Rajankatti, Makelmardi, Kadoli, Hunnur, Telaganatti, Madanbhavi, and Chikoppa (which are drought prone regions in the state of Karnataka) who had previously depended upon seasonal wage labor and migration to cities for work.now earn a livelihood by making high quality, naturally-dyed, hand spun, hand woven and non-woven bags from the natural fibres of jute, cotton, banana, mestha fibre, leather, and blended fabrics.

These bags are made with using many of Northern Karnataka’s craft-traditions and techniques such as: indigo dyeing of the Neelgars, rope-twisting, folk-stitching and joinery of the Nadafs, vegetable tanning/dyeing of hides and leather-crafting of the Dhor and Samgar communities, wool-felting, spinning and kambal weaving techniques of sheepherding communities.

Heritage
Handwoven craft, Karnataka
Weight
300 g

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