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Inden Coin Purse - Silk Road
Japanese Inden Coin Purse


 
$25.00

Item No: IND-1002-SILK-ROAD-RED
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  • Dimensions: (approximately) 4 3/8" x 2 1/2" x 1/2" - 11 x 6 x 1.3 cm
  • Material: Urushi lacquered deer leather
  • Stitching: Red thread
  • Colors: Black lacquer on red leather
  • External card slot
  • Zippered closure
  • 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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