A handmade clutch purse upcycled from a vintage Japanese maru obi features a beautiful zen scenery of a pine forest on a misty mountain.
Pine (Matsu) is a Japanese homophone for “wait”, it is a common symbol that creates anticipation for the winter season. Pine also depicts fidelity as fallen pine needles are always in a pair. Gold and silver threads are woven into the fabric to emulate mist.
Base Fabric: vintage Japanese silk obi
Pattern: Pine forest on green and grey silk
Hardware: 8" metal frame, ball kisslock closure
Strap: 43" genuine leather and metallic chain strap
MEASUREMENTS: 9″ x 5″ x 2.5″
Due to the unique nature of vintage materials and the process of upcycling, the pattern on the actual bag you will receive may vary. If you'd like to be surprised, simply add the clutch bag to your cart, but if you would like to view available pattern variations, please contact us and quote the link of the clutch you are interested in.
Textile sourced from Japanese, clutch bag designed and handmade in Hong Kong.
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