Kuukou Folding Wristlet Clutch 4554H

$60.00 USD

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Our best selling clutch, hand made from vintage kimono: use as a stylish travel accessory, as it can accommodate a few passports, or a functional 'throw in and go' folding clutch to hold a few essentials on a night out. 

This silk Furisode kimono dates from the 1980s.  This is the formal kimono worn by unmarried ladies, recognisable from the longer sleeves.  

A pattern of Sakura blossom motifs adorn this fabric, Sakura, The Cherry Blossom is one of the first of the year to bloom, and blooms for a relatively long time. It holds a special place in hearts of the Japanese: signifying new beginnings.

This design is printed on a rinzu silk fabric which is woven with a mottled pattern, giving extra lustre.  The design is further enhanced by gold printed areas.

This vintage kimono was sourced from the Osaka area of Japan.  It is approximately 20-30 years old.

Handmade by self help groups in Cambodia.

Dimensions: 24cm x 13cm

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