Heavy cotton shoulder bag measuring 12″ wide X 12.5″ tall X 2.75″ deep. Solid body with complementing gyari striped fabric pockets and strap. Slip pocket with bone button closure on the front, zip pocket on the back, each measuring 12″ wide X 9″ tall. Zip top for security and adjustable strap.
Fleeing from Tibet at the age of 12 with little schooling and no money, Pema-la Lama struggled to settle herself into her new country of Nepal.
A refugee there, she taught herself to read and write in Nepali and learned how to knit and sew, all the while caring for 6 younger siblings and tending to a father dying of cancer.