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Zippered Pouch

Handwoven Ueda Tsumugi


“Tsumugi” is the Japanese word for the Pongee, a soft silk woven cloth.  Since the ancient times, the Ueda in Shinshu region is known as the “Land of Silk” and “Homeland of the Tsumugi”, for its abundant production of fine silk products. Blessed with abundant resources, the artisans of the Ueda region have wove the “Ueda Tsumugi” since the Edo Period (1603~1868). The simple yet refined stripe and cross-hatch patterns of woven silk has been appraised by many Japanese people.

These small zipper pouches are made with the same fabric used for Japanese Kimono, artisans re-utilizing the leftover Tsumugi fabric to good use. These pouches can be used to store cosmetic supplies, small travel goods, and so on.

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Product Information
Area of production

Ueda, Nagano

Made of

Outside: Handwoven 100% Silk


6.5” W x 4.75”H x 1.5″D


001 Japan blue xRed Stripe
002 Beige x Orange & Blue Check
003 Black & Red Stripe

Care & Use
  • The product is hand crafted.  Size and pattern may have slight variation per product.
  • Not washable.
  • Small stains may be cleaned by lightly rubbing with wet cloth.
  • Extended exposure to the sun may cause discoloration.

Please be aware that there may be slight variations of color due to different settings of individual monitors and photographic methods.