Kawa Obi Sling 3009F

MONIKO STORE

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

The design on the obi features Take, bamboo, 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 50 years old, and in excellent condition.

Handmade by a self help group in Bali.

Dimensions:  19.5cm high x 27cm wide

 



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