Guardian Spirits Cotton Tote Bag with Zipper Pocket - Snow Woman V2
ARTIST COLLABORATION TOTE BAG Inspired by Chinese and Japanese folklore, a guardian spirit is a mysterious entity that haunts humans and influences their character and behaviour. Jen created all the images from original words of description. Instead of using traditional watercolour and ink, she mixed acrylic with gouache and finished with colour pencils to add highlights to Eastern freehand.
ABOUT THE ARTIST Jen Xu is an artist/illustrator based in Shanghai.
ABOUT THE ILLUSTRATION - 雪女 / Snow Woman Snow woman is a spirit or yōkai in Japanese folklore. Snow woman appears on snowy nights as a tall woman of extreme beauty with long black hair. Her inhumanly pale or even transparent skin makes her blend into the snowy landscape. However, as she is beautiful she is ruthless in killing unsuspecting mortals.
Front: A digitally printed Guardian Spirit character
Back: A screen-printed description of guardian spirits and the featured character
Size: 37(w) x 42(h) cm with long handles
Material: Cotton Sateen 5oz - Eco-friendly fabric
with A5 horizontal pocket and zip inside
The Guardian Spirits Collection was ethically made and supports a community of predominantly female tailors