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Chris Bag – String Dilly Bags – Alanga Nganbe

$99.00 inc. GST

“Just the right size for a go-anywhere day bag, with room for wallet, sunglasses, phone, keys – It can even fit an iPad and drink bottle!” Zarina

Practical, easy to use and strong. The Chris bag is a versatile unisex messenger bag with external pockets (in feature fabric) to keep you organised. Adjustable shoulder strap so can be worn on the shoulder or across body. A flap secures all your valuables. Also has a handy deep zippered pocket on the reverse side.

Fabric designed by Alanga Nganbe and hand printed at Palngun Wurnangat Women’s Centre in Wadeye (Port Keats) in the Northern Territory of Australia

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Fabric: Cotton denim feature fabric is printed with variegated ink colors and has a blue cotton lining.

  • H: 27 cm (10.5 inches)
  • W: 21 (8.5 inches)
  • D: 6 cm (gusset)  (2.5 inches)


  • Magnetic clasp on front
  • Handy pockets under flap in feature fabric including with velcro fastening
  • Fully lined
  • Adjustable strap
  • Can be worn on the shoulder or crossbody
  • Internal zip pocket
  • Discreet external zip pocket on rear
  • Design story supplied with each bag
  • Limited edition (only 4 were made from this fabric)
  • Fabric hand printed in Wadeye community, Australia
  • Can be gently hand washed

Please note that each bag is unique and the placement of the fabric design is different and wonderful on each item.

Fair Trade: #whomadeyourbag – Mr Run Cheak and his wife make the small and large messenger bags. They have been working for social enterprise Kravan House for more than 15 years. Mr Run Cheak was a farmer who stepped on a landmine in 1993. At Kravan House he retrained as an artisan which has given him good steady income and he has become a master craftsman.

Care Instructions: Dry cleaning recommended. Some of our customers wash their bags by hand or on a gentle machine cycle.