Nagoya Obi Clutch 5070A

$225.00 USD

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Our signature clutch, hand made from vintage 'obi': the sash worn with kimono.  The Nagoya obi is less formal and is more often worn 'everyday'. 

A beautiful ‘Ougi’ fan is unfurled unfurls across this crimson Nagoya obi. This is the fan used in traditional Japanese dance performances.  It is also a sign of prosperity and growth as it get larger as it's opened.

This obi is heavily embroidered with poppy red threads : it is Nishijin style of weave, a technique developed in an area of Kyoto around 1000 years ago.

This vintage Nagoya Obi was sourced from the Osaka area of Japan.  It is approximately 30 -40 years old, and in excellent condition.

Handmade by self help groups in Cambodia.

Dimensions: 31 x 22.5cm


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