Kawa Obi Sling 1832


Our casual, swing clutch, with chain strap and leather tassel.    One side is leather, and other is vintage 'obi': the sash worn with kimono at formal occasions.  

A bold silver / champagne coloured 'tsubaki' camellia, sit on a black silk background, the wine coloured leaves which shimmer subtly, are woven by Nishjin technique.  The Camellia flower was historically part of the Japanese wedding tea ceremony, symbolising life and promise.  They are notorious for flowering in November and December. 

This vintage Fukuro Obi was sourced from the Osaka area of Japan.  It is approximately 30-40 years old, and in excellent condition.

Handmade by self help groups in Cambodia.

Dimensions:  28cm x 22cm


Collections: Obi Clutches

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