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