On hold - A one of a kind handmade clutch purse upcycled from end-of-use Chinese Kwan Kwa embroidered with motifs of a pair of Dragon and Pheonix. This piece shown is upcycled from a "Queen of Kwa"【褂后】, which is prized for its heavy embroidery.
The Kwan Kwa is an auspicious bright red wedding gown elaborately embellished and embroidered with auspicious motifs. The Peony flower【牡丹】is known as the 'king of the flowers', it is a symbol of royalty and virtue.
The embroidery is exquisitely done over a red satin, a symbolic color for strength and good luck.
Base Fabric: end-of-use Kwan Kwa
Pattern: Dragon and Phoenix in gold and silver embroidery
Hardware: 8" metal frame, Swarovski crystal knob closure
Strap: metal straps (15")
Packaging: cotton linen dust bag and wooden keepsake box
**NOTE: due to the vintage condition of the fabric, the gold work may show slight tarnished due to the age of the fabric. Please see zoomed in photo.
BAG MEASUREMENTS: 9″ x 5″ x 2.5″
This is a one of a kind clutch bag and you will receive the exact clutch bag shown in the photos of this listing.
Textile sourced from Hong Kong, clutch bag designed and handmade in Hong Kong. 【裙褂手袋】
Photo with model by Jingya Liu Photography.