Gold Folded Clutch Bag -Hokusai Wave Vintage Silk

Regular price £75.00

Gold folded clutch bag made with Hokusai Wave design Japanese vintage silk with gold thread.

Our unique wedding bags made from kimono silk would make great gifts for brides, bridesmaids, maids of honour, mothers of the bride or as a special gift for a friend or loved one. Also perfect for evenings out to add the finishing touch of vintage glamour to your look.

* Each bag is one of a kind
* Original vintage, dating from the Mid-Showa Period (1970s)
* Measures 23 x 12 x 4cm / 9 x 5 x 1.5"
* Outside woven silk in cream with gold thread
* Inside shiny beige silk
* Silver 'concertina' edges
* Two internal sections
* Two internal pockets


History:
'Nami' or wave pattern has been made iconic by the Floating World artist Hokusai and his 1842 woodblock print 'The Great Wave Off Kanagawa'
In traditional Japanese textile design, waves symbolise strength and the gods of the sea.

This item over 40 years old! There is a small mark on the front and one inside, otherwise in excellent condition.

Future care: Professional cleaning recommended.