Guardian Spirits Cotton Tote Bag with Zipper Pocket - Bai Ze
What is your Guardian Spirit? Find yours.
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 - 白泽 / Bái Zé / Bái Zé is a mythical beast from an ancient Chinese tale. Its name appears in many Chinese classics as an auspicious sign. It was described as a beast with a goat’s head and a lion’s body. Bái Zé knows the weakness of all existing ghosts and monsters. It was believed to be the protector of humanity from evil.
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