Maj Nilsson for David Whithead ‘Haddon’ Tote


'Haddon' from 1959 is absolute peak mid-century design by Swedish textile artist Maj Nilsson working for David Whitehead. A large everyday tote bag with a tan leather base and handles. detail. I bonded this linen print to another fabric before lining so it feels like a canvas weight. Lined in a grey cotton with zipped inside pocket with leather and bright yellow zip detail.

Shown in a video on my Instagram page.

9.5" x 5" Base
19" Tall
15" Flat at top
22" Straps

Everything in my shop is made by me in my studio in Staffordshire and all from secondhand fabrics which may show their age in good natural fibres. You can see a decades worth of reviews in my Etsy shop and see what I'm creating on Instagram - didyoumakeityourself