This Milk chocolate and Prism batiked tote is made from cotton fabric. This tote has been hand dyed into a batik pattern in Ghana, West Africa. Batik is a fabric with special colour patterns and is usually handmade in an ancient craftsmanship.
After painting hot batik wax onto the fabric it is usually dyed several times to get its specific design. The cracks in the batik wax make the fabric look special.Batik has a long history and was been passed on from generation to generation with every part of the country creating its own unique styles. Still today the traditional technique is passed down from mother to daughter who earn their money with this unique artwork.
This tote measures 16.25"(L) x 13" (H) x 5" (D). This tote is lined with a solid cotton fabic over a soft cotton batting and cotton back. The tote has 1 zippered pocket, a zippered closure and 12" shoulder straps.
Chocolate Prism Batik Tote
Kente is more than just a cloth. It is an iconic visual representation of the history, philosophy, ethics, oral literature, religious belief, social values, and political thought of West Africa. Kente is exported as one of the key symbols of African heritage and pride in African ancestry throughout the diaspora. In spite of the proliferation of both the hand-woven and machine-printed kente, the design is still regarded as a symbol of social prestige, nobility, and cultural sophistication.
Each tote measures 18"(L) x 5" (W) x 16" (H). Each tote is lined with a solid cotton fabic over soft cotton batting. The tote has 1 zippered pocket, a zippered closure and 12" shoulder straps.