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Hand Painted Zambian Totes

Swahili Modern


  • These hand painted totes, with natural tones on 100% African-sourced cotton, are art in your hand! The time-intensive drawing, sewing and painting by hand yields exquisite, high quality textiles. Each tote includes an inner pocket. Wash by hand or machine in warm water with mild detergent.

    Measures 12" long, 16" tall to top of tote, 24" tall to top of handles.

  • Tribal Textiles provides sustainable employment, training and a pleasant working environment for more than 100 Zambian men and women in the South Luangwa Valley. The time-intensive drawing, sewing and painting with natural pigment colors yielding such exquisite, high quality textiles are done by hand on 100% African-sourced cotton. Individual designs are hand-painted drawing inspiration from the stunning Zambian wildlife and surroundings. Baking in an industrial oven makes the stunning textiles color fast and washable. The fabric is washed and dried in the sunshine, ready to be sewn into stunning pillow covers, table runners, bags, and more. 

Vendor: Swahili Modern

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