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Filt, based in Normandy near Mount Saint-Michel, specializes in knitting and has produced these string bags since1860. They are typical and authentic, the same ones used in France by our grandmothers for marketing and groceries. Strong, expandable, practical, ecological, the fiber is dyed in the north of France using Oeko-Tex 100 standards and then knitted and stitched at the factory in Caen. With a resurgence in their use, facile pour les courses et tres, tres chic.

- 100% cotton

- Oeko-Tex 100 standard dyes

- 15.75" x 15.75" plus handles

- Expandable

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Welcome, bienvenue to our website! Since 2004, French Merchants has offered products from France made with the time-honored techniques and traditions of their respective regions. Each are made with a quality and standard set sometimes hundreds of years ago, in designs that have stood the test of time and ones given a contemporary edge by their current guardians. Take a moment to read each of their stories. We are always adding new finds, so visit us often. May they bring beaucoup de plasir!