Our stylish and functional purse, hand made from vintage kimono: use as a travel accessory, as it can accommodate passports and boarding passes, or as a colourful day time clutch clutch to hold your essentials. The gingko purse features 6 divided internal sections, plus one zipped section, and credit card slots to keep everything together.
This silky smooth fabric is adorned with the classic repeating ‘seigaiha’ pattern, called ‘blue waves’, or fishscales. Inside each crest sits a section of ‘kiku’ chrysanthemum, the Flower of the Imperial House and and often used icon of Japan itself and represents rejuvenation and longevity.
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: 23cm x 13cm x 3cm