Hibi Kimono Purse 4471E

$80.00 USD

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Our stylish and functional purse, hand made from vintage kimono. It has 4 inside pockets/sections, plus a zippered coin sections and 5 card slots in the main part. The bottom area opens out to give 4 more card slots and another pocket/section.

A collection of geometric patterns cover this kimono, including ‘Matsubishi’ pine trees arranged in diamond shapes.  

The crescent shapes are 'tsuyushiba' which symbolise Dew Drops on Grass: it means freshness and so is most commonly found on summer kimono. 

The design is printed on a rinzu silk, a damask silk woven with a pattern which includes fans.

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: 20cm x 10cm x 2cm closed.
Opens to 20cm x 28cm x 2cm.

 

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