Color : primary - red, black, gold. "Matsu-kawabishi" is lighting-like pattern that represents the pine tree bark when its peeled. Pine tree have meaning of "longevity"and "eternal life". This pc sleeve is made from japanese kimono belt "obi" (sash). We collect vintage and antique beautiful obis and entrust them to our japanese kimono shop owner in tokyo asakusa district to remake them into the clutch bags.All our products are hand made. Therefore each item is completely unique - no two bags have the same pattern. The patterns are embroidered by kimono craftsmen, some hand sewn decades ago. We never use printed patterns.
Please understand that these are historical obis (sashes) that had previous life. We choose obis (sash) that are beautiful and with minimum defect. However, sometimes it is not possible to avoid very small flaws or damage.Be assured that we only create bags that we are extremely proud of and would love to use ourselves. Obi fabric is silk and not made for washing. If you need to clean, wipe gently using a lightly damped towel in water. We strongly recommend to consult with dry cleaner that is experienced with cleaning delicate silk cloths. Store your bag in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. When taking out avoid rains or wet place. Also be aware that silk can get moth holes, so be careful when storing for a long periods. This item is made of silk and embroidery.