Fabric: Bag


Drawstring Bag

Included in Daily Life box

  • Description: Traditional Japanese handbag/pouch, kinchaku, used to carry personal items such as money, medicine, cosmetics, good-luck charms, and bento boxes. They are made in various sizes from various materials, and often feature decorative designs.  Commonly featuring a drawstring, they became a fashion icon among the wealthy during the Edo period.  Although western style handbags have become common, kinchaku are still used to carry items such as bento boxes and gym clothes.
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