Hidari Wristlet Clutch - 3266D

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Our handy pouch, to keep a few essentials together, stylishly.

Can be paired with the smaller Migi Wristlet Pouch as a set.

A classic collection of repeating designs cover this kimono. Seigaiha’ pattern, called ‘blue waves’, or fish scales,  'shippou’, a never ending pattern of interlocking circles meaning gemstones or treasures, and 'kikkou', the hexagonal pattern resembles the tortoiseshell and thus is associated with longevity.  'Bishi' is the diamond pattern, with 'Hanabishi' being diamonds contains flowers: often a family 'Mon' or crest.

Popular 'ume' blossom,also features. Ume, the Plum Blossom is a very popular symbol on fabrics.  It is a favourite within the range of Japanese designs: it’s beauty and fragrance has been reflected in many poems.  It is the first of the year to bloom, and therefore represents endurance. It became a symbol of good fortune, as is used for New Year decorations.  The 'sensu' also features on this design: it is used in traditional dance performances.

The base navy silk fabric is woven with a pattern of wavy lines called 'Tatewaku' which represents steam rising from the ground in early spring.

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: 24cm x 17cm


Collections: Ryokou collection


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