1970s Hand Painted Patchwork Char Bag

An amazing early Char messenger bag that will add the perfect hippie chic to any outfit! Completely whip stitched, with hand applied leather & suede applique work that has also been hand painted, all done to create this fantastic and very wearable piece. These almost border on being wearable art and would have been entirely hand made and the leathers hand dyed. I love the wide buckskin strap that has a myriad of colored leathers done in patchwork and the amazing floral design painted onto it. I also love that when you open the flap the inside front is even more decorated! Like a hidden surprise! It has that worked in patina that collectors desire and the combination of leathers and the design are fantastic!

Setting up a layaway is super easy and we are happy to provide this service!

Here's how deposits work on a standard layaway:

  • We require three equal payments of the layaway total. You will be invoiced for the first amount upon request
  • payment two of the remaining balance will be billed two weeks from the date of the initial deposit.
  • The final payment is due two weeks after the second payment and shipping will be billed on this invoice as well.
  • items less then $500, or that are on sale, require a 50% deposit with the final payment due in two weeks from the date of deposit 

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