Turbaned Man, Embroidered Tote Bag
This charming embroidered fabric tote bag has been inspired by Gond art (a tribal art form of Central India) and features a Bidi smoking turbaned man.
This wonderfully lightweight big bag is comfortable and perfect for carrying just about anything on your daily travels! This bag has been hand-embroidered by rural artisans supported by the charity Aham Bhumika in Bhopal India, It comes:
- in natural cotton fabric, with plain backing
pre-shrunk and pre-washed
15 x 16.5 inches
Handwash/cold wash. Do not bleach. Air dry/tumble dry on low heat. Iron medium heat.
10% of the profits from the sale of this cushion cover will be donated back to our charity partners Aham Bhumika. Through our small contribution and continuing support, we hope to be able to provide more employment opportunities to the women working with Aham Bhumika, to enable them to earn a livelihood and be self-sufficient.
Aham Bhumika is an NGO (Non-Government Organisation) based in Bhopal, a city in the state of Madhya Pradesh in India. It has been set up by a diverse group of artists, housewives, engineers, tourist guides, teachers and government employees, who work for the betterment of the underprivileged in rural areas of India.
The charity mainly works in two villages on the outskirts of Bhopal, with an aim to enable rural women to earn a livelihood and be self-sufficient. As part of Aham Bhumika’s embroidery project, more than 30 skilled rural women artisans, have thus far been trained and employed to create some truly unique and beautiful products including sarees, tote bags and cushion covers.