Chinese Kwan Kwa Clutch - Mandarin Ducks【裙褂手袋 - 鴛鴦, 福鼠】

A one of a kind handmade clutch purse upcycled from end-of-use Chinese Kwan Kwa embroidered with motifs of a Phoenix. The other side features an elaborate embroidery of peonies.

STORY

The Kwan Kwa is an auspicious bright red wedding gown elaborately embellished and embroidered with auspicious motifs.  The embroidery is exquisitely done over a red satin, the pair of Mandarin duck 【鴛鴦 】symbolizes wedded bliss and fidelity. The Bat 蝙蝠】is a homophone for good fortune福】.  

MATERIALS

Base Fabric: end-of-use Kwan Kwa 
Pattern: Mandarin Ducks and bat in gold and silver embroidery 
Hardware: 8" metal frame, ball kisslock closure
Strap: 2 metallic chain straps (15" and 28")
Packaging: cotton linen dust bag and paulownia wooden box

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】





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