Ginkou Kimono Purse 4581K

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Our stylish and functional purse, hand made from vintage kimono: use as a travel accessory, as it can accommodate passports and boarding passes, or as a colourful day time clutch clutch to hold your essentials.  The gingko purse features 6 divided internal sections, plus one zipped section, and credit card slots to keep everything together.

There are also loops inside from which you can clip and hang a chain or strap to turn this into a sling bag.

This kimono features a collection of hold ‘Kiku’ flowers with ‘Sakura’ blossom.  Kiku, the chrysanthemum, is the flower of the Imperial House and and often used icon of Japan itself (it features on Japanese passports). 

The fabric is a silk, with a pattern of diamond shapes called, ‘bIshi ’,  woven into the fabric giving it a textured finish.  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: 23cm x 13cm x 3cm


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