The perfect market tote - strong, lightweight and collapsable. Features a braided handle and a reinforced bottom.
Traditionally handwoven using abacà, a species of banana plant native to the Philippines. It is highly durable, flexible and resistant to water and salt damage.
Measures 18.5"W, 10.5"H, 6.5"D with a 6" strap drop
Based out of Manila, Abacá uses the traditional technique of hand weaving with abaca leave twine to create objects with a modern aesthetic. Abacá's process of sourcing and weaving perpetuates a value of local communities and traditional craft. Abacá objects hold a strong narrative and sense of culture.
Your purchase of any Abacá object contributes to a sustainable livelihood for weavers in Northern Luzon, Philippines. A portion of the proceeds also goes to the Right Start Foundation, a non-profit, non-government organization for underpriveleged Filipino children
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