Moriche Bag
Moriche Bag
Moriche Bag
Moriche Bag

Moriche Bag

Precio habitual $150.00
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Located in the Casanare Department in northern Colombia, the Mardue artisans craft exquisite baskets using fibers harvested from the Moriche palm, a species that grows in and around swamps and other wet areas in tropical South America.

Located in a remote reserve, these artisans have to travel two hours by mule to reach the closest city of Arauca. Due to the weak phone signal in the community and the fact that their home is not reachable by public transportation, these artisans are faced with logistical and organizational challenges that result in limited access to steady work and consistent orders. Currently, most of the family income comes from farming as well as products they’re able to sell during the annual artisan fair in Bogotá.


Height: Height: 18cm Width: 19cm Base Length: 22cm

Length: 7 in, Width: 7.5 in, Height: 8.7 in




Moriche palm fiber


The Mardue artisans’ principle tehcniques consist of a structured type of basketry as well as a more flexible one created by hand using a needle and a crochet type stitch. Traditionally, the women would craft these bags and gift them to their husbands to carry around tools and other objects, and were thought of as being sacred

Do Not Wash Or Dry Clean. Keep Away From Perfume