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Vintage Japanese Sakabukuro Zipper Tote

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Vintage Japanese Sakabukuro Zipper Tote

345.00

This is a really special bag. It’s made from a vintage Japanese sake filter bag. The original material was first naturally dyed with persimmon tannins to give it the unique color, then was used countless times as a filter during the sake distilling process. Any patching, mending or fading is original to the bag. The strapping detail is made with gorgeous saddle veg-tanned leather that has been extensively hand-processed to give it a lived-in look and feel that pairs beautifully with the vintage piece. The tote straps are made with chocolate hand-cut + finished belting leather that will also patina and soften with time. A built-in snap patch pocket on front is made with the same vintage fabric and keeps essentials close at hand. The top zips fully shut to keep everything safely inside the bag. The inside is fully lined with ticking canvas and has two additional pockets to keep organized. A trio of our signature cross details are hand-embroidered with natural waxed thread on the front strapping. And to finish off this incredible bag, a handmade fob of bone, brass and ceramic beads can either be left as a gorgeous detail or clipped off to use as a keychain. This bag is truly one-of-a-kind.

16x13x4”
front pocket: 8x8”
inside pockets: 7”x5.5”
tote straps: 24”

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