Fukuro Obi Clutch 3009D

MONIKO STORE

Our signature clutch, hand made from vintage 'obi': the sash worn with kimono at formal occasions.

A classical pattern of golden and dark silver sasa / take, bamboo, which is known for it's strength, therefore the motif signifies strength of character. Bamboo plants are often found near Shinto shrines, grown as a barrier to evil. Bamboo leaves, are used at festival times to ward off evil spirits.

This vintage Fukuro Obi was sourced from the Osaka area of Japan.  It is approximately 40 to 50 years old, and in excellent condition.

Handmade by self help groups in Cambodia.

Dimensions: 29.5cm x 20cm

 


Collections: Obi Clutches


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