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This fabulous silk fabric is from a 1930's (yes, 1930's) kimono I was lucky enough to find. The black and off white pattern reminds me of Japanese script and highlighted honeysuckle pink! The lining is a light grey "ribbon" pattern cotton. I paired it with a modern, clean, nickel free, silver, 13 inch chained frame.

I use a super thick fusible lining with all my silk kimono clutches that will keep it's shape even without anything in the bag. I do this to ensures that you don't have that "floppy pocket" look of other clutches and while keeping items from sticking out in odd shapes when filled. I also double stitch all of my bags to give it that extra quality that will make the bag last a lifetime.

This clutch measures at almost 5 inches, top to bottom and 9 inches at the widest part. Perfect size to hold all your essentials. It's perfect to carry your money, cell phone, car keys and ID (I've even been able to get a small camera in there as well).

Also, please note, that because the fabric is vintage, there may be some minor flaws on the fabric, that I have carefully taken into consideration in the making of the clutch. It does not take away from the over all appearance of the bag.

*The metal purse frame is made of iron with a nickel-free finish.
*It is good for people with nickel sensitivity: it’s hypoallergenic, itch and rash resistant.
*It has a 2-coat protective coating that allows fingerprints to wipe off with ease unlike those with a 1-coat finish.
*It is tested for lead and meets the US’s Environmental Protection guidelines.
*The nickel-free finish is white-silver in appearance and is best described as looking like sterling silver.
***It is trademarked to WhileBabyNaps.Etsy.com and Khuong LLC.

***Each of my clutches come with a pretty dust bag to keep it nice and clean when not in use and can also be used as gift wrapping. Also, if this is a birthday gift and you'd like for me to send a birthday card on your behalf, please let me know at checkout!

Can you imagine all the things this beautiful fabric has seen? Would you love to own a piece of Asian history that has been made into something modern and fresh?
Since I started to make these, I have noticed many couture designers are now using them in their bags as well!
So why not also carry that special fabric to your holiday party or special night out?

Listing for Mary- 1930's Black and Pink Japanese Vintage Kimono 8 Inch Chained Kisslock Clutch


  • Handmade item
  • Materials: fabric, metal, thread
  • Ships worldwide from United States
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