Backpack ‘Khoisan’ Texas Black Leather
Backpack ‘Khoisan’ Texas Black Leather
Backpack ‘Khoisan’ Texas Black Leather
Backpack ‘Khoisan’ Texas Black Leather
Backpack ‘Khoisan’ Texas Black Leather
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Backpack ‘Khoisan’ Texas Black Leather

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This ‘Khoisan’ Backpack in Texas Black Leather is made from a 100% South African Cow Leather and has a multi colour tribal design cotton weave on the front. The interior of the backpack is lined with an original South African Shweshwe fabric for strength and style. The backpack has been designed to avoid theft and therefor has an antique brass buckle belt strap and leather draw string which close the bag and ties up behind your back. Also fitted with a hidden nylon zip pocket on the back for your personal belongings. This is not just another backpack but a backpack with a purpose. All bags are handmade by local South African craftswomen.

Artist Inspiration: The Khoisan Collection is designed for the free spirited wanderers who chose to live from the land. Those who live in harmony with nature like the Kalahari Bushman. This was the inspiration behind the Khoisan Collection. It’s tribal, it’s wild but yet peaceful and harmonious. Wearing pieces from this collection must be respected as the Khoisan are the original native South African’s who still roam the lands, driven to the deserts by those who think they know better, in search for a place of their own, where they can live in peace and be one with mother earth. I think it’s time we learn from them rather than always trying to change their ways.

Shweshwe is a printed cotton fabric widely used for traditional South African clothing. Originally dyed indigo, the fabric is manufactured in a variety of colours and printing designs characterised by intricate geometric patterns. Due to its popularity, shweshwe has been described as the denim or tartan of South Africa. Shweshwe is traditionally used to make dresses, skirts, aprons and wraparound clothing. Shweshwe clothing is traditionally worn by newly married Xhosa women, known as makoti, and married Sotho women. Xhosa women have also incorporated the fabric into their traditional ochre-coloured blanket clothing. Aside from traditional wear, shweshwe is used in contemporary South African fashion design for women and men from all ethnic groups, as well as for making accessories and upholstery. It is also used in the United States as a quilting fabric.
  • 100% Genuine Cow Leather Product
  • Diesel Toffee Leather
  • Tribal Pattern Cotton Weave Front
  • South African Shweshwe Fabric Lining Inside
  • Leather Draw String
  • Antique Brass Buckle with Belt
  • Hidden Nylon Zip Pocket
  • Height 43cm x Length 33cm x Width 12cm
  • Handmade in South Africa

IMPORTANT STOCK NOTICE: 

We make every effort to have stock on hand of all the leather collection items, however with the current climate stock has been low due to lower demand. Please note that if your chosen item or design is not available there will be a 2-3 week delay while it is produced. Believe us... It's worth the wait!  

Shipping:

  • Our leather studio is in the Western Cape and we are in Gauteng, shipping on leather goods typically take 4-7 days and is not as quick as our other ranges. 
  • Shipping times may vary due to public holidays