Ookii Kuukou Large Folding Wristlet Clutch 4415B

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Our best selling clutch, the kuukou in a larger size: use as a wristlet clutch, add a strap to make it a crossbody sling, or you can also use to hold an iPad.

Kujaku, the peacock, is seen as an emblem of goodwill, nurturing and kind heartedness.  It was believed to have the power to bring rain, and therefore good health.

The fabric is silk, with 'Sayagata' pattern woven into the fabric giving with a textured finish.  Sayagata, the pattern of repeating swastikas, is a Buddhist symbol of strength, good fortune, and the concept of eternity. The geometric balance and repetition of the sayagata pattern signifies the inseparability of the one and the many, continuity and multiplicity.  Some elements are highlighted in gold.  The design is further enhanced by gold embroidered areas.

This vintage furisode kimono was sourced from the Osaka area of Japan.  It is approximately 20-30 years old. Furisode are formal kimono worn by unmarried women.

Handmade by self help groups in Cambodia.

Dimensions: 28cm wide x 20cm high closed, 35cm high when open.

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