Canvas/Leather Villagio Bag — Italian Red Peppers
Old world canvas market bag with leather straps, leather bottom, and inside pocket for keys and phone. Measures 8" wide by 6" deep with another 7" high for dual studded straps. Handmade in southern California by artisan Carmen Gundelach. Exclusive VRGF Italian Red Pepper design with Arugula Flowers stamp design on back. Actual fava bean accessory included on leather side panel. Made in California.
According to Italian folklore, the Italian fava bean was used as fodder for cattle in Sicily during a famine and was also prepared by farmers at their own table. They considered themselves "lucky" to have them. Ever since, the Italian fava bean has become known as the "lucky bean." The story continues . . . keep one with you so you'll never go broke and one for your pantry so you will never go hungry. Comes with a legend story card and gift box.