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Inden Card Case - Silk Road
Inden Card Case Silk Road


 
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Item No: IND-2501-SILK-ROAD-RED
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  • Dimensions: (approximately) 4 3/8" x 2 3/4 " x 1/2" - 11 x 9.5 x 1.3 cm
  • Material: Urushi lacquered deer leather
  • Stitching: Red thread
  • Colors: Black lacquer on red leather
  • Three internal pockets
  • Made in Japan
Inden is the Japanese craft of lacquering tanned deer leather with artistic patterns. Hundreds of years ago Samurai used Inden as part of their armor because of its strength and durability. The production of Inden for use in samurai armor was born in Koshu, and remains there to this day.

This hanakarakusa (flower arabesque) pattern originated in Europe and made its way to Japan via the Silk Road.

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