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Cool handbag with plenty of space for all your stuff. The bag is made from a mix of hand-embroidered fabric and block printed fabric and comes with a detachable, adjustable shoulder strap. The bag has zipper closure and three interior pockets (one with zipper, two without), as well as an outer large slit pocket with magnetic button closure.
Note: Throughout the pandemic, the bag has been waiting around in the Borderline store, so it has a little discoloration from being on display for so long. This is also why the bag is selling at a reduced price (regular price $95).
15.7″W (bottom) x 10.2″H x 4.7″D
Handle drop 9″
Color: Blue with multicolor pattern
Material: 100% cotton
Made in Thailand
The Women Development Group (WDG) was founded in 2005 to connect women handicraft makers inside Burma and on the Thai-Burma border with customers abroad. The income from the items sold helps keep children in school and family together. WDG is a part of Borderline Collective in Mae Sot.
Borderline Collective is located in Mae Sot, which is about the closest you get to Myanmar, while still being on the Thai side of the border. The shop/restaurant/art gallery/creative space was started with the purpose of supporting migrant and refugee women from Myanmar, by helping the women sell their handmade products. The women are organized in smaller, autonomous, collectives based in the small villages along the border, and Borderline Collective provides a space for the women to showcase their products, and thus reach a larger customer base.