• The Tote - Chestnut
  • The Tote - Chestnut
  • The Tote - Chestnut
  • The Tote - Chestnut
  • The Tote - Chestnut
  • The Tote - Chestnut
  • The Tote - Chestnut

Jill's Homestead

The Tote - Chestnut

Made in a warm chestnut color that embraces rich brown and subtle red undertones, The Tote is artfully styled to convey a classic aura. READ MORE+


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The Tote Bag is the bag that ends all tote bags. It smells as good as it looks! This leather is luxurious, rugged, and just stunning. It is paired with soft straps made from premium leather.  The Tote Bag is perfect for an everyday carry bag or as a laptop/work bag.

  • Approximate Dimensions: 17" x 13" x 4"
  • Single snap closure 
  • Strap length 30", drop length 12"
  • One interior pocket
  • One exterior pocket 

 Handcrafted in our workshop in Chariton, Iowa – USA

Due to the resolution of your mobile and computer screens, actual color may vary.  Our leather is premium full grain and may have occasional range markings.

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Handcrafted in Rural Iowa, USA

versatile design

premium 100% us sourced leather


Customer Reviews

Based on 9 reviews
Rene Fetters
beautiful leather awesome purse!!

This is a carry all day for everything you do bag. Its roomy enough to take shopping and place all your small purchases in bag. It's very well made and will last. Smell's great and as I said beautiful leather!!

Beautiful & Functional

One of my favorite bags! Is perfect as a carry on and everything stayed in its place 🤗 So versatile for many other uses and the leather smell is awesome 🤩

jaci elwell
chestnut tote

This is my favorite bag it goes everywhere with me and the smell is amaizing!

Kim Rouse
Chestnut Tote

Love this bag. It smells so good and it is the perfect size for everything I need to take with me to middle school and high school track meets!

Cheryl Hagle
First tote

I love the chestnut tote I received. It is beautiful and made so well. I love the smell of the leather, such great quality leather. I will be back for more in the future.

Frequently Asked Questions

We ship Mon-Thursday, and you should expect to recieve an email with shipping confirmation within 2-4 business days. Custom items may take an additional 1-2 days. We ship via UPS and USPS within the United States.

We are located in Chariton, Iowa. We are open once per month for open house style shopping - see this page for more details.

We are open once per month at our Chariton, Iowa workshop. Please see this page for dates and details.

At this time, we can only accept website purchases for returns (excluding all custom orders, straps, nest boxes and marked down items) for store credit only, no refunds.  Read More Here.

Please send us a message to contact@jillshomestead.com as soon as possible and include well-lit photos of the issues with the order.

Please check out our page about leather care Here.

The type is the perfect size & the chestnut color is magnificent. I absolutely love it!!! The leather smell is fantastic!!!

patti b.

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Handcrafted in Rural
Iowa, USA

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