Hand embroidered evening bag on burgundy/eggplant velvet, using metallic gold colored threads, in the Zardozi tradition. Genuine garnet stones sewn into center of each flower, creating a 3D effect.
Own a work of art from the historic city of Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.
Zardozi is from the Persian language and means "gold thread". It is an elaborate and oplulent art of multidimensional embroidery using gold and silver threads and embellished with precious stones. Zardozi had its origins in Persia and was introduced into India by the ruling Mughals in the early 16th century. It was used initially to adorn the robes of the royal families. The city of Agra, home of the Taj Mahal, was the seat of the Mughal Empire and it remains a center for traditional handicrafts that had flourished under the Mughal patronage.
Gorgeous bag! Like a perfect little jewel box. Meticulous craftsmanship and detail.
The velvet is a short nap, almost looking like suede, so it can be worn all year round, even in the summer! Perfect for a summer wedding or garden party!
- Measures 5.5 " H x 8 " W x 2.5 " D.
- sateen lining
- Interior credit card slot and two accordion slots, outlined in gold.
- magnetic snap closure
- roomy, holds your phone, credit cards, money, and makeup
- braided lighter purple and gold colored corded shoulder strap with 28 in drop, which can be tucked inside.
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