The symbolic meaning of cowrie shells varies all over the African continent but cowries generally associated with wealth, family, femininity, fertility and they were especially important in Ancient African societies. This is one of the oldest prints designed by Vlisco that is still widely produced and remixed today and it's one of my favorites.
Pop up Pouches fold flat when empty and expand to give you space to hold your stuff.
Your pouch is customizable so you can configure it the way it's most useful to you. Choose the color of your lining — dark or light fabric.
Not reversible. Handmade item.
YOUR CUSTOM STRAP OPTIONS, EXPLAINED
You may customize your pouch in the following ways:
End Loop - an end loop will be added to your pouch. It will be long enough for you to hang your pouch on a hook. This option is available for pouches in all sizes.
Make it a Backpack - Add two straps to your Mega or Colossal Pouch to make it a backpack. The straps are approximately 40 inches long, uses a golden metal slider allowing you to find the right fit, and snaps to secure the straps in place. Choose this option only for Mega and Colossal, please.
Make it a Sling - One two inch wide strap will be added to your Extra Large pouch to make it a sling that you can wear across your body or over your shoulder, like a hobo bag. Strap is approximately 43 inches long and not adjustable.
Small: 4.5" long x 3.5" wide x 2.75" deep
Large: 7" long x 5" wide x 4" deep
Extra Large: 12" long x 6 3/4" wide x 6" deep
Mega - 13" long x 6" wide x 8" deep
Colossal - 11" long x 9" wide x 10.5" deep