5310: 1950's Japanese Kasuri (ikat) Cotton Fabric Piece - 40inches
Vintage Japanese Textiles:
Japanese Kimono Kasuri (Ikat)
1950's Deadstock Japanese Cotton Fabric
Width: 14.125(1/8th) inches /35.9 cm
Length: 40 inches / 101.6 cm
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Fabric Description: Deadstock(never used), Japanese vintage kasuri (ikat) cotton fabric; selvedge on each side is one quarter inch(1cm).
Fabric Type: Kasuri (ikat), Light-Medium Weight.
Colors: background is dark navy-indigo blue with tiny patterns in dark blue and specks of white (see close-ups).
Motifs: This is a common ikat pattern with individual elements being under 1/4 inch (1cm) in diameter.
This is an unused Japanese country vintage fabric called kasuri (also called ikat in Southeast Asia; ) ; Kasuri is a labor-intensive process where patterns are made by pre-dyed paste resistance and varying techniques used to create the sorts of patterns seen here. Because of the methods used, authentic kasuri is usually highly expensive. More info on kasuri below:
Cultural Notes on Kasuri(ikat):
Wikipedia.org, on-line encyclopedia, defines Kasuri as:
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