A packable bag with a design inspired by the Japanese Lucky Cat symbol. The bag folds down to fit inside a small pouch (10cm x 8cm).
The Lucky Cat is a common Japanese figurine. Usually ceramic, it is believed to bring good luck to the owner. The figurine depicts a cat (traditionally a calico Japanese Bobtail) beckoning with an upright paw, and is usually displayed at the entrance of shops, restaurants, pachinko parlours (amusement arcades) and other businesses. It will usually have a gold bell around its neck and will be holding a gold coin. Here the gold coin is inscribed with 'I heart the British Museum' - a quirky take on the traditional symbol.
Exclusive to the British Museum.