This original tote was designed to display the creative patterns of African mudcloth. Each symbol carries a deeper meaning that can be better understood using our mudcloth guide.
Bambara | 2-in-1 Tote
11'' handle drop
No Shoulder Strap
Comes with large Interior pouch
Dimensions: 17"W x 10"H x 7"D
Sabali is a term of endearment, meaning "patience" in bambara. the bambara people are an ethnic group located in Mali, Guinea, Burkina Faso & Senegal. They are known for creating Bògòlanfini, More commonly known as mudcloth.
The Sabali Collection incorporates the beauty of this African textile in unique & creative ways. Each purse was hand-painted, stenciled, & block printed using acrylic leather paint. Handmade metal, glass, wooden, & crystal beads are also incorporated into each design.
Animals, mudcloth patterns, plants, & adinkra symbols are used to represent the natural patterns, proverbs & parables that exist in our everyday lives.
Sabali Collection is rooted in African symbology, spirituality, & celebration.