A beautiful section of indigo mud cloth and soft brown leather combine to create an image of luxury and effortless chic in this clutch purse. At 14" X 8" (35cm X 21cm) when folded over, this pretty foldover clutch bag will carry your essentials and look great at the same time. Dress it up or dress it down, it's spacious enough to carry all the necessities.
Width = 14" (35cm) Height folded over = 8" (21cm) Full height = 14 1/2" (37cm) Depth = 1/2" (1cm)
The name of our clutch 'Bele bele ba' (pronounced 'billy billy ba') comes from the Bambara language spoken in Mali and means 'big'.
FOLDOVER CLUTCH BAG DETAILS · Leather and African Indigo Mud Cloth · Fully lined with beautifully printed cotton fabric · Zipper closure · Dimensions when folded over = 14" W x 8" H x 1/2" d (35cm x 21cm x 1cm)
CARE Your new bag deserves to be treated with care. When not in use, please store it away from direct sunlight, and use specialized cleaning and protecting products when caring for the leather. The mud cloth insert can be spot-cleaned as necessary.
ORIGINAL Textile inserts were handmade in Africa in communities where weaving and dyeing have been in existence for hundreds of years. Their slight imperfections add character to each bag, while still maintaining a high level of quality. Leather may include beautiful original markings from the cow's life, such as scarring, welts, brand marks and more.
Mud cloth is also known as Bògòlanfini or Bogolan and is a handmade Malian cotton fabric. Cotton is dyed with fermented mud or a variety of natural dyes including river mud that has been aged up to one year. The technique of production is simple; stitching together narrow strips of hand-woven cotton to make a whole cloth, then painted with patterns and symbols. It has an important place in traditional Malian culture. All our textiles, including this mud cloth are ethically and sustainably sourced.