This lined bag is made from upholstery fabric. The body of the bag is 13″ (33cm) high and 15″ (38cm) wide. The straps are 21″ long and fit comfortably over the shoulder. Other features include: 1) a plastic covered bottom which can be wiped clean 2) the bag is sponge washable 3) keys can be clipped on the clip holding the change purse 4) the durable top zipper separates which opens the bag right up to facilitate “stuffing” purchases in 5) the two 8 1/2″ (22cm) high side pockets are great for carrying water bottles, cell phones, or small umbrellas 6) the zippered on the front can also hold a cell phone or a passport 7) the inside 9″ ( 23cm) x 7″ (18cm) zippered pocket can hold valuables as well, The bags are great for: 1) TRAVELLERS – the bag fits under the seat on airplanes so can act as your purse with lots of room to hold snacks, book, tablet, sweater etc. and the fabric piece on the back of the bag is designed to slip over the handles of “pull-along” luggage so the bag can rest on top of the suitcase. 2) KNITTERS – needles in the side pockets, wool in the middle 3) SHOPPERS – umbrella or water bottle in side pockets, purchases in the middle, handy change purse 4) MOTHERS – can be used as a diaper bag 5) STUDENTS – can carry a lap top or books.