Ginkou Kimono Purse 3061N

MONIKO STORE

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.

Seigaiha patterns cover this kimono: these ‘wave’ or ‘scale’ patterns can be seen on all forms of Japanese design.  it was originally used on maps to depict the sea, and was made popular by the artist Seikai Kanshichi.  Depicted within each wave, are Guruma, a popular kimono pattern since the Heian era 794 to1185 AD. The Genji Guruma, is an Heian oxcart that was linked with the wheel of Karma in the Buddhist Tale of Genji.

The fabric is silk woven with a soft textured finish.

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

 


Collections: Ryokou collection


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