Hibi Kimono Purse 2926M

MONIKO STORE

Our stylish and functional purse, hand made from vintage kimono. It has 4 inside pockets/sections, plus a zippered coin sections and 5 card slots in the main part. The bottom area opens out to give 4 more card slots and another pocket/section.

This silk kimono fabric is adorned with sections of Seigaiha patterns. 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.

Inside the patterns are 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 base cream silk fabric is woven with a pattern of leaves shapes. It means freshness and so is most commonly found on summer kimono.

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: 20cm x 10cm x 2cm closed.
Opens to 20cm x 28cm x 2cm.

 

 


Collections: Ryokou collection


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