Frankie Bag – Fish – Erub Arts

$99.00

Practical, easy to use and strong. Frankie is a versatile unisex messenger bag with external pockets (in feature fabric) to keep you organised. Adjustable shoulder strap so can be worn on the shoulder or across body. A flap secures all your valuables.

Feature fabric designed and hand printed at Erub Arts, Darnley Island, Torres Strait, Queensland.

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Availability: 1 in stock

Fabric: Cotton canvas feature fabric is emerald green with the design printed with mustard and blue. The lining is mustard coloured cotton fabric.

  • H: 27 cm (10.5 inches)
  • W: 33 (13 inches)
  • D: 10 cm (gusset)  (4 inches)

Features:

  • Magnetic clasp on front
  • Handy pockets under flap in feature fabric including with velcro fastening
  • Fully lined
  • Adjustable strap
  • Can hold a 11 inch laptop
  • Internal zip pocket
  • Discreet and very handy external zip pocket on the rear side
  • Limited edition (only 4 were made from this fabric)
  • Can be gently hand washed.

The fabric was hand-printed in Australia then beautifully crafted by our fair trade partners in Cambodia.The artists are paid a royalty fee for every metre printed.

Fair Trade: #whomadeyourbag – Mr Run Cheak and his wife make the small and large messenger bags. They have been working for social enterprise Kravan House for more than 15 years. Mr Run Cheak was a farmer who stepped on a landmine in 1993. At Kravan House he retrained as an artisan which has given him good steady income and he has become a master craftsman.

Care Instructions: Dry cleaning recommended. Some of our customers wash their bags by hand or on a gentle machine cycle.

Please note that each bag is unique and the placement of the fabric design is different and wonderful on each item.

Art centre: Erub Arts

Surrounded by fringing reef and traditional stone fish traps Erub is home to approximately 400 Erubam le (people) from four tribal groups. Our seafaring heritage has traditions in elaborately carved and decorated canoes, carved stone objects and intricately made dance costumes and weaponry. Stories of creation and events are passed down through song and dance keeping cultural traditions vibrantly alive.

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