Stunning hand embroidered peacock purse, in the zardozi tradition, on rich black velvet! A proud peacock in full glory!
Own a work of art from the historic city of Agra, home of the Taj Mahal.
The peacock, a symbol of royalty, elegance and beauty, is the national bird of India. The unity of colors represents the unity of the different people of India.
Zardozi is from the Persian 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.
Measures 5.5 " H x 8 " W x 2.5 " D. Braided black and sparkly gold cord shoulder strap with 26.5 in drop, which can be tucked inside or looped.
Interior fully lined in black sateen, with one credit card slot and two accordion slots, outlined in gold. Magnetic snap closure.
Holds credit cards, money, and makeup AND your phone.
This purse adds a luxurious pop to your wardrobe!
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