Evening bag, embroidered

Vintage handbag, Peacock clutch, peacock evening bag, embroidered evening bag, orange embroidered clutch, zardozi clutch, peacock gifts

$189.00

  • Details
    Unique, OOAK hand embroidered peacock clutch, in the zardozi tradition, using metallic threads, silk and semi precious stones on saffron background.

    Own a work of art from the historic city of Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.

    Intricate and detailed embroidery, using a variety of stitches and effects. Amazing detail and precision - just look at the eye of the peacocks, their tails, their feet! Their graceful position.

    Zardozi is from the Persian and means "gold thread" . It is an elaborate and opulent 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 mainly 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. Today, over 15,000 craftsmen still practice the craft in the city of Agra, making elaborate zardozi purses, belts, tapestries, jewelry boxes and garments. Stunning and unique evening bag!

    The peacock, symbol of royalty, elegance and beauty, is the national bird of India.Own a work of art! Made by a master craftsman. Only a few can do such fine work, and it takes time.

    Estimated age is 20 to 30 years. In excellent condition, with only minor wear at the corners.

    Interior is expertly finished, with credit card slot and zippered pocket.

    Two magnetic closures keep contents secure.

    Such imagination and detail is rare in the modern zardozi pieces. This is a purse for a purse connoisseur!

    Available in other fabulous colors:

    https://www.etsy.com/listing/537556987/embroidered-handbag-clutch-evening-bag?ref=shop_home_active_38
    https://www.etsy.com/listing/567654990/peacock-clutch-peacock-evening-bag?ref=shop_home_active_39

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  • Shipping & Policies

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    Processing time

    1 business day

    Estimated shipping times

    • North America : 2 - 4 business days
    • Europe : 5 - 14 business days
    • Australia, New Zealand and Oceania : 6 - 14 business days
    • Asia Pacific : 6 - 14 business days
    • Latin America and the Caribbean : 6 - 10 business days

    I'll do my best to meet these shipping estimates, but can't guarantee them. Actual delivery time will depend on the shipping method you choose.

    Customs and import taxes

    Buyers are responsible for any customs and import taxes that may apply. I'm not responsible for delays due to customs.

    Payment Options

    Secure options
    • Accepts Etsy gift cards

    Returns & Exchanges

    I gladly accept returns

    Just contact me within: 14 days of delivery

    Ship items back to me within: 30 days of delivery

    I don't accept exchanges or cancellations

    But please contact me if you have any problems with your order.

    The following items can't be returned or exchanged

    Because of the nature of these items, unless they arrive damaged or defective, I can't accept returns for:

    • Custom or personalized orders
    • Perishable products (like food or flowers)
    • Digital downloads
    • Intimate items (for health/hygiene reasons)

    Conditions of return

    Buyers are responsible for return shipping costs. If the item is not returned in its original condition, the buyer is responsible for any loss in value.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Care instructions

    Spot clean only. Keep purses in a cloth bag to protect from dust.