Bamiyan Embroidered Purse

Bamiyan Embroidered Purse


Afghan women are real champions in embroidering! You can proudly wear this flower pattern purse made by women in rural Bamiyan District in Afghanistan. The from side of the bad has been embroidered on handmade woollen fabric, backside is same colour cotton fabric. The bag is with soft lining and fits easily a mini-Ipad or e-reader.

The strap can be adjusted and removed. Bag closes with a zipper.

Materials: woollen weave, cotton.

Dimensions: 18cm x 24cm

This a a handcrafted product - take good care of it! Clean with damp cloth of hand wash separately. Colours may bleed.

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About the Artisans

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Hand-embroidered bags, toys and pillowcases are supplied by Silk Road Bamiyan which consists of handicraft makers in Dragon Valley in the countryside of Afghanistan. Their embroidery shows the traditional skills and motives of the region. The products help the women preserve their skills and earn a living in a country suffering from the consequences of years of warfare.

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I love the crafts from Afghanistan - beautiful bags and teddy bears! Amazing quality of embroidery! And good to know that it supports the women in that war torn region.
— Diana Tamm


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