Ookii Kuukou Large Folding Wristlet Clutch 5030E

$105.00 USD

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Our best selling clutch, the kuukou in a larger size: use as a wristlet clutch, add a strap to make it a crossbody sling, or you can also use to hold an iPad.

Recrafted from a Fukuro Obi, the sash worn over the kimono at formal occasions.

This Obi shows Kiki in Tatewaku.  The tatewaku wavy lines represent steam rising from the early morning dew. Kiku, the Chrysanthemum is the Flower of the Imperial House and and often used icon of Japan itself (it features on Japanese passports). It represents rejuvenation and longevity.

The are spot 'age blemishes' on the white flower on the back: as shown in picture 4 here.  The price reflects this blemish.

This vintage kimono was sourced from the Osaka area of Japan.  It is approximately 40 years old.

Handmade by self help groups in Cambodia.

Dimensions: 28cm wide x 20cm high closed, 35cm high when open.

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