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Maria Elena Clutch in White by Catrinka

$185.00
Styling Notes:

A bold and unforgettable clutch in this season's must-have color, red. The textile is a celebration of the diamonds pattern traditional to Chiapas, with a modern color combination. The large zip top interior has room for everything you need, and the front pocket keeps a cell phone close at hand. 

In the textile, the design that looks like a cross on the edges is an orchid. In the local language where it was woven, totzil, it is called "K'urus e'ch". The blue diamonds mean the universe. These are traditional colors in Chiapas, updated in new combinations.

A note to brides: we do custom bridal and bridesmaid clutches in your choice of 4 colors. See the white / silver / navy image for a reference and drop a note to info@catrinka.com to learn more.

Size: 6" h (11" unfolded) x 10.5" w x 1"g

Material: 100% cotton, 100% cow leather trim and tassel, zip closure

Handmade in Mexico 


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Textiles for the collection were handwoven by Mayan indigenous women weavers in Chiapas, Mexico. The bags were made by women in an ethical production group outside of Mexico City. The sale of each bag in the collection will provide a week of life ski
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Textiles for the collection were handwoven by Mayan indigenous women weavers in Chiapas, Mexico. The bags were made by women in an ethical production group outside of Mexico City. The sale of each bag in the collection will provide a week of life ski