Authentic Gypsy Banjara Tote Bag
This Authentic Gypsy Tribal Bag is made of patchwork antique hand-embroidered
cotton textiles and may include other items such as mirrors, shells, beads and
sometimes old coins decorated by talented artisans.
The Banjara Bag features:
Traditional Gypsy Design
Duel Bottle Holder Pockets
Antique Embroidered Textiles
Black Cotton Lining
Detailed Patchwork Design
Genuine Bohemian Banjara Bag
Inner Zippered Pocket
Inner Open Pocket
Materials May Include:
Vintage Cotton, Silk, Mirrors, Beads & Metal
Approximate Dimensions [Measured Flat]:
Height (in the center) 16 "
Maximum Width 17 "
Length of strap is 26 "
Drop of strap is 11 1/2 "
Depth/Width of Bag at Bottom 4 "
These Stylish Tote Bags are made by patching together very old vintage
embroidery textiles. The Banjara Tribes (hence the name of these bags are
referred to as Banjara Bags) is a community of nomadic people from the Indian
state of Rajasthan. The Banjara are sometimes called the “Gypsies of India".
The women spent months making these embroidery textiles. These vintage
textiles are made by a labor intensive, very time consuming attention to detail
by these small tribal nomadic tribes. The tribe now patches together pieces of
these textiles together to make the Banjara Bags. These vintage textiles are
becoming scarce and the designs are rare to find. This Gypsy detailed style
of embroidery is becoming a lost art among the women of the Banjara tribes so
they must resort to finding the older pieces of the textile to make these tote
bags. Many types of fabric are used to make these bags. These are “One of a
The amazingly, beautiful Gypsy style bags have returned to become a favorite
of trendy fashionable ladies and celebrities. The Bohemian style of the 60s
hippies is very fashionable again. Tribal Designs by Neela has a varied
selection of the Boho styles.
This is a “New” vintage bag but maybe made from older antique materials so it
may have small flaws, worn spots or have started to show some general wear.
There may be slight imperfections, some irregularities or variations in shape
and size, possible small imperfection like cracked and missing mirror and
possible old stains and loose stitching, etc. These give the bag its
character and style no two are alike. This piece looks like you've had it most
of your cherished life. For this reason, we must require that all sales be
final..no returns. We want you to be happy with your purchase so please ask
any questions, if you are unsure about anything, before you purchase.
Dependent on the lighting and the quality of your computer monitor, the photos
are only an estimate of the actual colors and maybe not exactly as shown. We
attempt to include many photos with different light settings so the customer
can get a feel for the actual colors. The bright color of the close-up photos
is due to the off lighting or back light and are not the true color in natural
light. The full view shots are also done in shadow and are a more realistic
view of the true color in natural light. The colors are actually far more
vivid and deeper than the photos. In the daylight or bright lights the Poncho
is brightly colored and in the dark or shade it has a muted appearance...the
photos can never portray the vividness of the colors and detail of the design.
Additional Information: The descriptions we use for our merchandise are based
on our supplier’s representations to us. We do not manufacture our own
merchandise so we rely on what we are told by our suppliers. We are unable to
determine the actual % relationship of materials that maybe included in our
merchandise without a costly lab test, which would have to be added to the
price of our merchandise and make selling it prohibitive. We do not note
anywhere in our product descriptions that an item is "Banjara", "Vintage",
100%” or “Pure” unless we have a strong assurance that it is possibly a true