A set of 3 mini purses, in woven cotton. Made by the Cham tribe in Vietnam.
largest W 12cm H 9cm
Champa textiles hand woven by Cham women using traditional looms with pre-died threads, spun from natural materials.
These collections are the work of ancient arts of hand-weaving and traditional handicraft of the Chams, an indigenous group, whose ancestors had built along the central coast of Vietnam a series of religious edifices — the Cham Towers.
The Cham people are matriarchal society in which women inherit all property. They are also known for their beautiful textiles, these fabrics come in a dazzling colours and motifs created from artistic and ritual traditions.