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Amane Boston Bag (Boston bag made with Hakata-ori fabric)

The government-designated traditional craft Hakata-ori began 770 years ago, when weaving techniques learned in China were brought back to Japan and developed in unique ways. Originally very functional and durable, they were convenient for “samurai sashes” that withstood storage of swords and violent movements. The three-dimensional patterns are produced by strongly weaving woof threads, making the surface uneven, and raising the warp threads to create raised patterns. In recent years, one of the Hakata-based brands, HAKATA JAPAN, added modern arrangements, and many modern designs using other than traditional patterns are now being seen. Amane is an evolutionary bag that was born with a concept of “advanced classicism.” These Japanese designs and rounded forms also look nice on young students and give off a lovely impression.