Williams | Currant Canvas + Brown Leather Tote
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The Williams is our favorite bag for on-the-go living. With three outside pockets for easy access to essentials and an inside large enough for a 13-inch laptop, this bag is where utility meets beauty.
Ample volume and a sophisticated utility, the Williams bag features a sizeable zippered main compartment with an interior zippered pocket to keep valuables secure. Also offers three open exterior pockets for quick access.
Each R.Riveter handbag takes a journey across the country before arriving at your doorstep. Components are crafted by independent military spouses in their homes around the nation, and shipped to R.Riveter's FabShop to be assembled into a one-of-a-kind product.
Base Width 11.5" x Base Depth 4.5" x Height 13" x Opening Width 16"
- Weight 2 lbs
- 100% cotton canvas
- Signature striped poly/cotton lining
- Genuine Leather - For care instructions please visit HERE
- Leather bottom with brass feet
- 2 rolled leather handles, 9" drop
- Removable 1" crossbody strap, adjustable from 35-44 inches
- One interior zipper pocket, 8"w x 5"h
- Brass hardware and zipper closure
Inspiration Behind the Name
The Williams Tote was inspired by Cathay Williams.
In 1844, Cathay Williams was born a slave in Independence, Missouri. (Ironic, right?)
Cathay was "freed" by the Union Forces who then volun-told her she would work as a cook and laundress. Not wanting to be a burden on her family when the Civil War ended, Cathay posed as a man - William Cathay - to join the newly formed 38th Infantry Regiment known as the Buffalo Soldiers.
(Talk about a "We Can Do It" attitude.)
Crazy enough, it took years for her identity as a woman to be discovered. While the details of Cathay's death are unknown, we do know this - Cathay was a woman determined to course her own life, the first black woman to enlist and the only female Buffalo Soldier.
Maintenance of R. Riveter Leather:
We love using real veg tanned leather in our handbags because they just better with age. If you happen to get scratches or water marks, you can usually get the bag looking new again with just a little maintenance.
Please click here to read about how to care for your veg tanned leather.
Canvas Care Suggestions:
When spot cleaning the canvas, we suggest using a brush or sponge with water only to wipe it off soiled area. We do not recommend using anything other than water as it could discolor canvas material.
Shipping is calculated based on weight and geographic location. We ship our packages UPS and USPS.
We offer FREE domestic shipping over $175
What does shipping cost?
Based on the option you select at checkout:
Standard Flat rate: $8 flat rate ships via USPS or UPS
UPS Ground: Shipping rate is calculated based on weight and geographic location and will ship UPS Ground.
UPS 2 Day Air: Shipping rate is calculated based on weight and geographic location and will ship UPS 2 Day Air.
How long does it take to process an order?
Orders will be processed within 3-5 business day out of our facility in Wauchula, FL.
How will the package be shipped?
Flat Rate will ship via USPS or UPS, or the service selected.
If shipping to APO/FPO/DPO - select Standard Flat Rate and we will automatically ship via USPS.Returns
Sometimes you get a bag that just doesn’t quite fit your idea of what you wanted. No problem it happens! If you decided this in not the perfect bag for you, R. Riveter would love the chance to try again. Please return the bag to R. Riveter within 30 days and you will receive a full refund, minus the shipping fee. Full refunds will be given on all items as long as it was returned within 30 days.
In order for a return or exchange to take place the item must be in good condition with tags still attached.
Submit a return request by going to our Return Portal and entering proper order information.
We are happy to exchange your bag for you if you are not satisfied with the style you originally ordered. You will have to send back your bag to be returned and then order the bag you would like to get instead. Because our Limited Edition Bags sell out so quickly we suggest you grab any limited edition bag as soon as you can and we will refund your money for the bag being returned as soon as we receive it in our warehouse.
Customer is responsible for all freight charges. Shipping and handling is non-refundable.
Any return, exchange or repair will not be accepted without the return authorization form and will be returned to the customer.
*Gift Cards are Non-refundable & non-returnable
After 30 days, items may be returned for manufacturing repair.