Grey Designer Handbag with a Vintage Bohemian Flair

Let out your inner bohemian with this handbag!

Designer, Nancy Newman has handcrafted a unique bucket-style bag using a combination of stunning Timorian cotton textile and soft grey leather. This mid-sized handbag is the perfect wardrobe accessory for a maxi-dress or your favourite jeans. The combination of vintage fabric, soft leather and metal finishing touches give this purse a western, bohemian look.

The top of the bucket bag is made from a vintage handwoven and ikat dyed cotton sarong from East Timor. The bottom is a medium grey pebbled  leather finished with nickel conchos and rivets.  The final touch is an antique silver from the Tuareg people of Libya. 

The purse has a leather strap is that is 1” wide and adjusts from 43” to 48.”

The inside of this bucket bag is made with a cotton canvas and there are four (4) internal pockets. The security closure at the top of the bag is magnetic.

Handbag dimensions:
11″ W x 13″ H at top, 3″ W at bottom (28 cm x 33 cm x 8 cm)

Shipping details:
The handbag ships two (2) days after order has been placed.

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$295.00 each

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Meet the Designer

Nancy Newman | Leaskdale

Women’s work - sewing, designing patterns and textile prints, weaving, dyeing - this has been my life. Previously, I ran my own children’s clothing company, selling wholesale, and through my own store on the Danforth. My interest in vintage textiles led to a degree from Sheridan College of Art and Design's Textile Studio. Over the following next decade, I devoted my tactile passions towards work in weaving studio.

From my studio in Uxbridge Ontario, I now create bags from vintage and handmade textiles from around the world. There are artists the world over who daily create beautiful, functional textiles. They put their heart and soul, as well as skill, from their years of practice, into these traditionally crafted fabric pieces. Nothing is mass produced or industrially made.
 
I am committed to honouring the work of these artists by transforming their fabrics into bags that are beautiful, useful and durable. No two are alike, and each is a functional work of art, respecting past cultures, textile traditions and the importance of ‘women’s work’ in our everyday lives, carrying the patina and character of their past with them.   
 
Each Nancy Newman Textiles piece is an extraordinary product, expertly handcrafted and absolutely unique, made just for you.

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