Antique and Vintage Bags

Drawstring bags hand stitched from leftover cloth were a staple of Japanese life, whether they were used for storage, for everyday errands, for transport or, in some cases, for offerings of rice to temples at festival times, these ritual offering bags being called komebukuro. Here we offer antique and vintage Japanese bags of all sizes and shapes, from fancy, like komebukuro, to utilitarian.

A Cotton Drawstring Bag: Fanciful Kasuri

A Cotton Drawstring Bag: Fanciful Kasuri

mid twentieth century9" x 6 1/2" x 6 1/2", 23 cm x 16.5 c... (more)

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