Antique Alive Mother of Pearl Cigarette Case with Patchwork Design
This stylish cigarette case is ornamented with an intricate mother of pearl design of Chogakbo patchwork design. Chogakbo is the patchwork wrapping cloth that Korean housewives made with leftover pieces of fabric. Chogakbo is appraised by art critics as a fine art with its refined composition and harmonious color combination from different leftover cloth pieces, even though the tradition of chogakbo making began because of practical uses in the home; for example, it was used as a screen as well as a wrapper for clothes, bedding or gifts. It has found another wonderful use in this cigarette case.
The elaborate adornment with the iridescence of mother of pearl designs makes it an impressive item for collection. The embossed pattern on the backside and inside surface, which helps prevent slipping, adds beautiful panache to this cigarette case. Read More