Embroidered Shoulder Bag - Kutsuri
This embroidered bag (kutsuri in Wixárika) is made from manta de primera from the historic mill in Bella Vista on the outskirts of Tepic, Nayarit and cotton thread colored with aniline dyes. It uses the two point cross-stitch known as punto de oro, and the pattern represents the peyote cactus (hikuri in Wixárika). The pom poms are made from aniline dyed wool. This bag was made in 1977 for Juan Negrín by Xitaima Lemo.
Materials & Techniques:
Cotton muslin cloth, aniline dyed cotton thread, and wool.