Small Pouch (Gyoshiki Hoo-Mon Nishiki)

*The pattern may be different from the image shown due to the cutting process

Small Pouch (Gyoshiki Hoo-Mon Nishiki)

*The pattern may be different from the image shown due to the cutting process

Small Pouch (Gyoshiki Hoo-Mon Nishiki)

*The pattern may be different from the image shown due to the cutting process

Small Pouch (Gyoshiki Hoo-Mon Nishiki)

*The pattern may be different from the image shown due to the cutting process

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Small Pouch (Gyoshiki Hoo-Mon Nishiki)

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A drawstring is an easy and stylish item for a small trip. You can carry it as it is, or use it to organize small items in a large bag, or use it in various ways depending on the scene. You can use it in various ways depending on the scene. Please enjoy using it casually in both Japanese and Western clothing.


Wrapping : Gift wrapping service available

Size (cm) : W16.0 x H13.0

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Product : Small Pouch (Gyoshiki Hoo-Mon Nishiki)
Type : ミニ巾着
Size (cm) : W16.0 x H13.0
Tags : Wrapping availableJapanese AccessoriesKinchakuPattern_Gyoshiki Hōō-mon NishikiShosoin cleftbags and pursesbird
Other : The pattern may be different from the image shown due to the cutting process. Please understand this in advance.
Other : Gift wrapping service available

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Description

An adorable small pouch with popular design.

Patterns

Gyoshiki Hōō-mon Nishiki(Warp-patterned Nishiki with Phoenix Design)

The original is a Nishiki (polychrome patterned silkp) reserved in the Shōsoin Repository (the Imperial treasure house built more than 1,200 years ago). It is believed to have been the covering of an arm-rest used by Emperor Shōmu (701-756). The main motif of the pattern is a grapevine arabesque roundel with a flapping phoenix in the center. It is typical of Sassanian-style designs to enclose animals or birds in roundels. In this design it is superbly combined with a phoenix, an imaginary bird in China, and grapevine arabesques showing the East-Roman influence. The fabric is a good example of the Japanese culture in the Nara Period (8th century), having direct or indirect access to the Chinese and Western cultures. The original weft-patterned Nishiki is noteworthy in the Shōsoin collection in terms of design, color scheme and weaving technique. Our fabric is a reproduction of the original pattern on a smalelr scale, woven with the warp-cloth technique with a special care for refined color scheme most fit for this type of weaving.