Ethnic Backpack. Cream color woven backpack in a Armenian design by Druze in Israel.
Item # : TX022
Ethnic Backpack. This backpack is hand woven by Druze in Israel in a Armenian design. This cream color backpack has 2 convenient pockets in the front. One zippered & the second one has a secure Velcro flap. Both zippers have decorative tassels. The back of the bag unzips its full length for maximum storage. Strap can be used either as single strap to be slung over your shoulder, or it can be unzipped to form 2 straps & worn as a traditional back pack. Dimensions : 14 X 12 Inches / 16 X 14 cm
The Druze are a minor group who recite peacefully in Israel & are well known for their hospitality.
Their villages are located in the Carmel and Golan regions.
They wear their traditional clothes, tell stories about their Druze heritage & decorate their houses with an authentic Druze decor.
The Druze village of Isfiya is located on the top of the Carmel Mountain with a panoramic view of the surrounding green hills.
Isfiya was established during the 17th & 18th century by Druze from the mountains of Lebanon.
They were later joined by several Egyptian families, in 2003 the village was merged with neighboring Druze village of Daliat El Carmel. The two unified villages are known today as Ir Carmel.
Daliyat El Carmel is a colorful village that offers wonderful hospitality with a smile & is also very interesting. Daliyat El Carmel was founded in the 17th century by Druze from Mt. Lebanon.
Sir Laurence Oliphant, an Englishman who loved the Holy Land & moved here in 1880 to help the Jews during the period of the first Aliyah wave of immigration. Today his house serves as a military memorial to the village residents who served in the Israel Defense Forces & gave their lives for their country.
Anter has a unique collection of tablecloths, runners, bags, pillows & fashion wear . The designs , colors & styles are inspired by Druze’s in Israel.This is an unusual cotton blend woven bag that is durable & machine washable.