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.